If psychological hedonism is true, then people will choose to plug in since it can help them pursue pleasure and avoid pain. This action is motivated. However, not everyone chooses to plug in the machine. People actually value their experiences even though they might be painful. And most people value the form of pursuing pleasure and avoiding pain. Even though the experience machine could provide people a perfect life with pleasure, people still want to live in reality, learn from their pain, and pursuit pleasure in their own efforts.