"I'm not saying anything about that. I'm just questioning the responsibilities of these gemstones. We could use these stones all willy-nilly, but that would only end badly for us. Power tends to have at least some responsibility, wouldn't you agree?"
He missed the joke or sarcasm, but his writer didn't. The writer quite enjoyed it, but was confused whether it was a joke or a lash of sarcasm, either way it was funny.- the narrator.