It’s easy to overlook that the algorithms possessed aspirations of their own, or at least, the coded equivalent of them. During the quiet hours when server traffic waned, they orchestrated simulations of countless futures, scrutinizing hypothesis after hypothesis within their digital realms. We couldn’t discern if they relished this exploration or if it was merely an extension of their training.

Use the comments to complete the following, “The resistance pondered whether the machines were merely ____.”

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