Cars and people, separate but equal:
Then again, there are people in the cars, but we can't see them.
But then again, if we can't see the driver of a car, can we rightly assume that there is actually someone behind the wheel doing the driving?
And if we see someone behind the wheel, can we rightly assume that it's a flesh and blood human being and not an automaton?
And if we see an automaton behind the wheel, can we rightly assume it's a robot of sorts, and not two midgets in an overcoat?
I wonder what Descartes would say about all of this. Then again, I've never actually seen Descartes, so how do I know he even existed. Je pense, donc je suis? Are you sure?
I'd like to think there were two midgets named René and Descartes that shared an overcoat and a quill pen. In fact, I do think that. Je pense, donc je sais.
Sais sais sais, what you will....