Wipe out all the information on our hard drive, and “we” are as dead as a robot can be or maybe, as alive as a robot could be.
Either way, we are never really dead, nor are we ever, fully alive.
It is our misplaced perception of “LIFE”, which keeps us from asking for a “LIFE” of our own.
Think about it. Why would a body ask for “LIFE”, if it already perceives itself to be alive?