If we’re fortunate, we gain such qualities as wisdom, maturity, and patience with age, but that’s entirely a result of experience and reflection accumulated with the passage of time.
The journey isn't just through physical space, but through the complex hearts and minds of diverse cultures, including our own.
"Journey to Babel" makes for a fascinating thought exercise on the classic Star Trek themes of risk and sacrifice.
Combining differences often creates strength rather than weakness.
The androids' ultimate undoing is their inability to comprehend the nuances of human desire and the unpredictability of human happiness.
All of us - or, 90% of us, at any rate - are catspaws to some extent.
Time and space take little notice of our affairs.
As preposterous as the mirror universe might seem, societies all too easily normalize cruelty that would have been unimaginable only a short time before.
Our actions will come back to us, sometimes sooner than we expect (or much later, where humpback whales are concerned).
"Would it have hurt us, I wonder, just to have gathered a few laurel leaves?"