However, there's a sticky wicket in all this, philosophically. The sacrifice is a ROBOT. A "robotic life." But, uh, can a robot sacrifice itself and mean the same thing?
"It is a far far better thing to shoot the building and blow up the planet and also the building."
I think we can all agree that Charles Dickens would be far far better with robots. "It was the best of times. It was the *beep beep* of times."
Next Week: The little solar ball that could (suck in people)