Re: question re. Tuvok/Vorik
If there was an apocalypse and you were the only one left alive on earth you would miss these noises, you would grow misty eyed thinking of the promise of life and future the sounds of young people once spoke of.
Actually, I'd be like Burgess Meredith in that Twilight Zone episode "Time Enough at Last", gathering everything I want to read or watch, and then losing my eyeglasses.
Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard: For duty and humanity! --Men in Black (1934)