Killer Robot vs. Zeno

Zeno of Elea: “Oh, hello there.”
Killer Robot: KILL ALL HUMANS\n
Zeno: “Please don’t.”
Robot: PREPARE TO DIE\n
Z: “And how do you propose to kill me?”
R: MY FIST WEIGHS THIRTY TONS\n
Z: “Ah, but you’re a good eight cubits away!”
R: I HAVE WHEELS\n
Z: “But you can’t get over here all at once. First, you must travel four cubits to reach the half-point, then a further four to reach me.”
R: OF COURSE\nDON\’T WASTE MY TIME\n
Z: “Nice backslashes.”
R: SILENCE, FLESHLING\n
Z: “Anyway, to travel four cubits you must first travel two. To travel two cubits, you must first–”
R: I CAN EXTRAPOLATE YOUR ARGUMENT\nTHIS COULD BE ACCOMPLISHED VIA A SIMPLE RECURSIVE ALGORITHM\n
Z: “Ha! I’d like to see you try. What language are you coded in, BASIC?”
R: THIS IS BLASPHEMY\nI WILL KILL YOU NOW\n
Z: “Sure, just drive over here.”
R: …SEGMENTATION FAULT\n
Z: “Thought so.”

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One response to “Killer Robot vs. Zeno

  1. Very nice story!

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