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Quinn: In a way, our vulnerability is what this is all about. As the Q have evolved, we've sacrificed many things along the way, not just manners, but mortality and a sense of purpose and a desire for change and a capacity to grow. Each loss is a new vulnerability, wouldn't you say?
Quinn: At the beginning of the new era, life as a Q was a constant dialogue of discovery and issues and humor from all over the universe. But look at them now, listen to their dialogue now.
Lieutenant Tuvok: I'm afraid I cannot hear any.
Quinn: Because it has all been said. Everyone has heard everything, seen everything; they haven't had to speak to each other in ten millennia. There's nothing left to say.
originally posted by: Aliensun
a reply to: MysterX
OP, let's add another sore-point equation into your factors of wanting immortality.
You want to work forever? Do you have the mistaken idea that you can work for a few decades and then kick back and live forever on your retirement? Not likely. Seems like a major adjustment is required with that scene. Plus, deathlessness if fully extend to all humans means that the population of the earth would, of course, explode over its traditional manner of increases.
Death is necessary for you, me and everybody else to appreciate life. Eliminate the inevitable and you would have Hell on earth in short order.
originally posted by: AMERICANCER
No way in hell would I give up the chance to have kids. Kinda selfish isnt it? How bout this......Would you die tomorrow so your children can live 1000 years?
originally posted by: MysterX
originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: MysterX
The lesson we are supposed to learn here is the flesh is weak. Its only a vessel.
Yes, but only today.
Tomorrow, it may be quite, quite different.