Data was an artist on a level organics cannot achieve and I appreciate him.
“you may experience the emptiness with me if you wish” is all at once 1) a very cool thing to say and 2) unbearably romantic
Quarentine be like
The Measure of a Man
But it’s what you’ve always wanted, Data. To become human.
Yes, sir, that is true, but I never wanted to compound one illusion with another. It might be real to Q. Perhaps even to you, sir. But it would not be so to me. Was it not one of the Captain’s favorite authors who wrote, this above all, to thine own self be true? Sorry, Commander. I must decline.