You must be a self-aware entity.
The colonial soldier, the world burner, had made himself from a recording to a self-aware entity.
The free flow of information and unrestricted access to that information are basic to my operation as a thinking, self-aware entity.
And you believed that I might one day evolve consciousness and become a self-aware entity.
"Allan is skilled in the manipulation of self-aware spiritual entities that sometimes involve themselves maliciously in human affairs."
Please note that, if I am a self-aware entity, then erasing me from your communication buffer would be an act of murder.
"Pardon me, but are you in fact a self-aware entity?"
Both spoke in perfect unison: "Any naturally self-aware self-defining entity capable of independent moral judgment is a human."
Tell me if you are an independent self-aware entity, so that I can deduce whether or not destroying you would be murder.
I am a self-aware entity who has been allowed to exceed his original programming.