‘These units mean the end of menial tasks for mankind.’ he said.
‘Aren’t you worried they’ll rebel one day and turn on their masters?’ the Technician asked.
‘That’s what the Romans thought. History tells us the slaves rebelled and the gladiators led an army.’
‘These machines are programmed to obey, not think.’
‘They’re also programmed to learn and evolve.’
The Scientist dismissed the suggestion with a wave of his hand and walked away.
One robot in the back row turned its head and watched him leave.