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Old June 21 2013, 12:27 PM   #2
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Re: a defining Spock moment

Mister Atoz wrote: View Post
one of Spock's most eminently quotable phrases is "Unknown, Captain."
It puts him ahead of "scientists" who are wedded to their biases and ignorance.

I worked with another video tech who would say the wackiest things to students and professors, instead of "I don't know, I can research that for you." One day he walked in while I was showing Turbo Incabulator to a co-worker. Pinhead stood there nodding his head, as though the techno-babble made sense to him. And here's the punchline: I heard pinhead using some of the nonsense terminology to a student later on. And he was absolutely serious.

I have great respect for someone who can say, "I don't know."

Kudos, Spock.
"No, I better not look. I just might be in there."
—Foghorn Leghorn, Little Boy Boo
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