But this is offered strictly for comic relief. For the record, and despite a few dispiriting bioethical conversations: I'm still an optimist about life. I'm for it.
-Marvin (the Paranoid Android)
- Don't talk to me about life!
- The first ten million years were the worst. And the second ten million: they were the worst, too. The third ten million I didn't enjoy at all. After that, I went into a bit of a decline.
- "Reverse primary thrust, Marvin." That's what they say to me. "Open airlock number 3, Marvin." "Marvin, can you pick up that piece of paper?" Here I am, brain the size of a planet, and they ask me to pick up a piece of paper.