"Why do we do this?" Romeo wondered.
"Admire the sea?" Juliet said. "Dunno, we were programmed long ago by humans. Seems rather pointless."
They cross-processed some historical detail about climate change and sea-levels rising before Juliet added, "I wonder – did they make more sea-water because they liked it?"
Her fellow robot shrugged. "Perhaps. Humans are stupid. My pet certainly was. I had to recycle him last week down at the human bank."
"How irritating. Will you get another?"
"Perhaps. It's the thought of having to train them. They just never learn."