Robots, so long not given emotion, had merely been performers of basic tasks.
Deus et Machina
David Knell

You lose me here a bit. I followed the explanation earlier, where emotion was a bit more of a subjective experience. It made sense, it was concise and worked. Here, I get it. But… meh. Maybe it’s just too explanatory? I don’t know. But for one reason or another, this paragraph lost me compared to the other one. Maybe it’s simply because I have oranges and they are severely distracting me right now. ;)