Willa Cather, though a great writer, probably never ever saw an expisode of the Transformers.
I just have an aversion to assimilation....kind of like that Borg happiness. Lose the self for the betterment of the whole....that self-same stereotypical Asian identity.
Hey, no superheroes here...no individuals. Just another cog, but if we put oursevles together we can make a Giant Robot of Happiness. Yeah Baby!
That, or being absorbed by a great big vat of battery acid....whhheeww!