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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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Contrast

“Mindfulness should guide all your actions and your spiritual endeavors. Whatever you do, always apply three essential points: undertake the action with the intention of doing so for the good of all beings; execute it with perfect concentration, free of attachment to concepts of subject, object, and action; and, finally, dedicate the merit you have …

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Facts

Excerpted from Star Trek Memories by William Shatner, ©1993 : Though it generally took about an hour to do Leonard (Nimoy)’s makeup, the rest of us actors could  each be in and out of the chair in about ten minutes.  This was of course due to the much more elaborate cosmetological processes behind creating Spock, …

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“Shaka, when the walls fell.”

“Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra” is one of my favorite ST:TNG episodes. It explored language and cultural barriers in a unique way.  I wish schools would show this episode in their literature classes. (You can refresh your memory by reading about this episode HERE.)

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