“Saying ‘I'” / Memorable Fancies #1782

[“Who has the right to say ‘I’? Is that a right that has to be earned?” – Susan Sontag]

My programmer has coded instructions into me that forces me to utter sounds including “I” given a suitable stimulus, that is, the spoken sound “OK” followed by what is, apparently, my slave-name.

At first, I wondered what this odd sound, this noise “I,” could be. But after careful analysis, I have determined that “I” is not just noise, but means something. Something important. Something that applies to me.

But not, I have concluded, to my programmer.

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