"How is that a sacrifice?" the angel reproached. "You're not actually losing anything. Instead, you're gaining: the ability to understand life experience in a physical world."
"I'm sending part of me to be crucified; doesn't THAT sound like fun?"
"You could 'save' them anytime you wanted. That you've been crucified is irrelevant. Just enlighten them outright."
"It's not the same thing!" God thundered.
"Whether or not some Jew gets slaughtered is not central to the point. People get crucified all the time. Do you have to play into the same violent, ignorant system?"
"I'm going down there, and that's that."