"The Defector" Line-by-Line

Discussion in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' started by LeadHead, Mar 20, 2012.

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    LAFORGE: I don't know, Data. My gut tells me we ought to be listening to what this guy's trying to tell us.
     
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    DATA: Your gut?
     
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    DATA: But those qualities would interfere with rational judgment, would they not?
     
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  15. Alienesse

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    DATA: Then why not rely strictly on the facts?
     
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    LAFORGE: Because you just can't rely on the plain and simple facts. Sometimes they lie.
     
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    DATA: They can lead to wrong conclusions, but they cannot lie.
     
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    LAFORGE: What do you think? Is he a defector or not?
     
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    DATA: The facts to date would lead to an objective conclusion that he is not.
     
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