Sunday, September 23, 2007

A Death in the Family

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Time's Arrow, part 2

Data's head gets blown off but it's okay. Picard almost gets blown up. Samuel Clemens writes a few more books. And this is one of the episodes that I remember as marking a moment of change in my life, so yay on me.

Young lady, I come from a time when men achieve power and wealth by standing on the backs of the poor! Where prejudice and intolerance are commonplace! And power is an end unto itself! And you're telling me, that isn't how it is anymore?
That's right.
Hmmm... Maybe it's worth giving up cigars for, after all.
-Samuel Clemens and Deanna Troi

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