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The wisdom of Spock

Dear Mr. Spock, you have the helm. During this time of great turmoil and challenge, can you provide us with some of your well-aged wisdom?

Certainly, here are a few to consider:

“Insufficient facts always invite danger.”

“I’m frequently appalled by the low regard you Earthmen have for life.”

“You find it easier to understand the death of one than the death of a million.”

“May I say that I have not thoroughly enjoyed serving with Humans? I find their illogic and foolish emotions a constant irritant.”

“Highly illogical.”

“I must acknowledge, once and for all, that the purpose of diplomacy is to prolong a crisis.”

“Humans do have an amazing capacity for believing what they choose and excluding that which is painful.”

And most importantly,

“The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one.”

“Live long and prosper.”

Thank you Spock.

Dan Walsh

Spokane Valley


 

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