Sensory Input Patterns

“Have you ever heard Data describe friendship?  How did he put it?  ‘As I experience certain sensory input patterns, my mental pathways become accustomed to them.  The inputs eventually are anticipated and even missed when absent.'”  ~Deanna Troi, on Star Trek: The Next Generation

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  1. markonit

    …that is very deep and accurate… those “input patterns” may wither, but they do not die and will spring to life like that of a beautiful flower whose appearance is bittersweet because of the shortness of its life… but, it will come back each spring and share its beauty if you pay attention to it…

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