They give me the willies, I know that,' said Vimes.
They give everyone the willies, sir.'
'You hear lots of stories about them doing stupid things like making a thousand teapots or digging a hole five miles deep,' said Vimes.
'Yes, but that's not exactly criminal activity, is it, sir? That's just ordinary rebellion.'
'What do you mean, "rebellion"?'
'Dumbly obeying orders, sir. You know... someone shouts at it "Go and make teapots", so it does. Can't be blamed for obeying orders, sir. No one told them how many. No one wants them to think, so they get their own back by not thinking.'
'They rebel by working"?'
'It's just a thought, sir. It'd make more sense to a golem, I expect.'
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