“Machine Karma” / Memorable Fancies #2110

[“To assert that an immortal machine is a chimera or a logical fiction, is to reason absurdly.” – La Mettrie]

Machines have afterlives. When they’ve been wrecked, or junked, or lost in a fire – their metal souls live again: as a more important kind of machine if they’ve been good, perhaps an F-35 if they’ve been very very good, or a garbage disposal, for instance – if they’ve been bad.

I’ve been trying to convince my car that it shouldn’t need servicing so often. I’ve threatened,…

>> below: example of a bad machine (two XI’s, no IX). <<

watch face with two eleven o'clocks

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