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And they elicit the same from their human partners: Machine and human mirror each other, anthropomorphism meeting mechanomorphism, and the result is a distinctive form of sensuality--perverse, vaguely disturbing, but endlessly fascinating--that literally embodies the Italian philosopher Mario Perniola's call for a new human able "to give oneself as a thing that feels and to take a thing that feels.
1989) Mechanomorphism and Perceptions of Computer Communication Partners.