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Re: Robots

Mark’s point is an excellent one. Necessity is the mother of invention, and the Japanese, who are not willing to contemplate mass unskilled immigration, are of necessity being forced to invent a lot of gadgets.

What I want to know about that babe robot though, is: Are those velvet gloves she’s wearing, and if so, is she programmed to give rub-downs with them?

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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