Wow, Scott. How retarded. You're basically perpetuating the myth that without government, people would simply harm each other on a regular basis. People don't need the government to have ethics, and the more government I see, the less ethical the world becomes.
My last PHB had two puppeteers. One did his talking while the other wrote his statements contradicting what the first one had said. And both were lying. It was a model of team work and a wonder to see. Both have since gone their separate ways to do damage elsewhere, leaving the PBH a sad, empty shell, forced to somehow mismanage on his own.
As they are technological people they should have done this the way it was done in Tom Sharpe's book The Throwback where Lockhart Flawse has his grandfather stuffed but with radio controls for movement and a built in tape player for the voice