Malone was not quite certain that he agreed with Burris' idea of a self-operating car, but at least it was something to work on.
"It seems to be a self-operating proposition," stated Colonel Wincott.
But the claim of Evolution is that all came by "resident forces," self-operating.
They seem to suppose that the social machinery of the world is self-operating.
On one occasion he was caught in the self-operating elevator of the theater and was kept a prisoner in it for over an hour.