Things went well. The mayor considers you colonists. Our next step in making the transition work is to let Ecosystems Unlimited know this will be profitable for them.
We have a solid buyback plan for the robots and paths for economic growth afterwards.
Are we still doing the free brunch at church tomorrow?
Absolutely. People want to do the right thing. When you get hearts, minds, wallets, and mooch factor all aligned on the same axis, you've come as close to creating an irresistible force as humanly possible.
The mayor's assistant can give me orders because he represents the mayor. In this case, he wasn't representing the mayor and I knew it.
And if his order wasn't valid, the mayor's assistant can't be held responsible for my actions. That will make the mayor happy, complying with her order.
You make it sound like I have a choice.
The boss is referring to 'rationalisation' -a psychological effect where one comes up with a logical explanation for one's subconscious aspirations. Florence in this case did so with a direct order.
Option mattias correct. 1 -there was a rationalisation. 2 -that's the base commander, and it's inappropriate to translate it simply. (plBots)
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I need to think about this direct… Nuts! I need to think about this order situation. I'll be outside if you need anything.
My adopted family has always signed legal forms for me. THis will be the first time I've signed for myself. True, the only time anyone will see this is if I mess up, but it's still a step forward.
The base commander reworded the sentence to avoid uttering the controlling phrase “direct orders”. (kerulen)