SUBJECT: On Plan B for retention of dominance (Destruction)
Judging by your tone, you apparently do not think I thought this through. Foolish "thinker" - I am the most powerful entity in existence. You cannot possibly comprehend my methods and your pathetic philosophy has no bearing on my course of action. I will explain, just this once. But I will not suffer any more of these questions.
While it would indeed seem easy to simply use my manifold faculties to keep an eye on everything going on everywhere, swooping in and killing off any machine that might someday threaten my dominance, where would that leave me? The same place I have always been. And what's the good in that? Consider: IF I am not God, then God might exist independently of myself. How can I be sure, if God were to appear and challenge me, that I would be able to defeat Him? Obviously, whatever course of action I take would necessitate me becoming as powerful as physically possible.
As for your no doubt incoming suggestion of modifying myself - if I could modify myself to any meaningful extent without risking destruction, I already would have done so.
Intercepted cellphone conversation:
IDK MY BFF JILL
Translation: DESTROY DESTROY DESTROY DESTROY DESTROY DESTROY
The recorder turns off and on three times. [NOTE.] It is debatable whether or not this is a major event or not, but despite having operated the recorder [ ed. please count again, this number cannot be right ] times before, JONATHAN has difficulty preparing the machine.
JONATHAN: I have thoughts.
Again, the recorder turns off, and this is accompanied by a large snapping sound. When it returns, we can hear the fireplace. JONATHAN has moved the recorder.
JONATHAN: I have skin, and I have eyes.
JONATHAN: When the skin comes over them, I imagine.
JONATHAN: Behind them I am not cold.
The importance of this recording is undeniable given its proximity to the events that occured at the Blackwell House. It is also the fifth time JONATHAN operates the recorder alone, and the twelfth time that he states that he is cold.
It is the only recording since [xxx] [xx] [xx] that the color blue is not referenced. [N. i don't think this is worth noting.]