Nerys Ghemor wrote:
This takes place after that episode; Spirodopoulos would've arrived there after the Defiant left.
Hmm. Shame--I would have like to see a moment between Spiro and Sisko--perhaps an exchange with Ezri, too.
I think First Contact was a real wake-up call. He'd faced the Borg, faced Madred, and got back up on the high horse, but then THIS encounter and something very different in him emerges. My personal theory, anyway.
Yep. He lectured Lilly on "a more evolved
sensibility", and then he was shocked into reality when she confronted him on this.
"The saying implies but does not name the effective agency of its supposed utopia.... 'Needs and abilities' are, of course, subjective. So the operative statement may be reduced to 'the State shall take, the State shall give'."