Archer: "I'm aware of the ethical implications."
He pauses, clearly troubled by his decision, and turns to face T'Pol.
Archer: "If we weren't in the Expanse, maybe my decision would be different. But we've got to complete this mission. Earth needs Enterprise. Enterprise
He turns away again, trying to bury his unease.
Archer: "It's as simple as that."
But it's clear that this is not a simple matter to him at all.