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The Next Generation All Good Things come to an end...but not here.

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Old February 27 2013, 04:54 PM   #31
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TROI: Why didn't you give it a more human look, Data?
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Old February 27 2013, 05:02 PM   #32
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Data: I have decided to allow my child to choose its own sex and appearance.
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Old February 27 2013, 05:02 PM   #33
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PICARD: Commander Data, at your convenience, I would like to talk to you in my Ready room. Counsellor?

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PICARD: I insist we do whatever we can to discourage the perception of this new android as a child. It is not a child. It is an invention, albeit an extraordinary one.
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Old February 27 2013, 05:29 PM   #34
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TROI: Why should biology rather than technology determine whether it is a child? Data has created an offspring. A new life out of his own being. To me, that suggests a child. If he wishes to call Lal his child, then who are we to argue?
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Old February 27 2013, 05:56 PM   #35
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Picard: Well, if he must, but I fail to understand how a 5 foot android with heuristic learning systems and the strength of 10 men can be called a child.
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Old February 27 2013, 06:09 PM   #36
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TROI: You've never been a parent.
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Old February 27 2013, 06:14 PM   #37
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PICARD: What you have done will have serious ramifications. I am truly dismayed that you told no one of what you were doing.
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Old February 27 2013, 06:15 PM   #38
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Picard: What you have done will have serious ramifications. I am truly dismayed that you told no one of what you were doing.
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Data: I am sorry, Captain. I did not anticipate your objections. Do you wish me to deactivate Lal?
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Old February 27 2013, 06:32 PM   #40
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PICARD: It's a life, Data. It can't be activated and deactivated simply. This is a most stupendous undertaking. Have you any idea what will happen when Starfleet learns about this?
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DATA: I have followed all of Starfleet regulations to the best of my ability. I expected they would be pleased.
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Old February 27 2013, 07:02 PM   #42
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PICARD: You have taken on quite a responsibility, Data.
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Old February 27 2013, 07:08 PM   #43
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DATA: To prepare, I have scanned all available literature on parenting. There seems to be much confusion on this issue. One traditional doctrine insists, spare the rod and spoil the child, suggesting a punitive approach. While another more liberal attitude would allow the child enormous freedom.
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PICARD: Data...
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Old February 27 2013, 07:17 PM   #45
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DATA: And what Klingons do to their children...
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