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Old 07-31-2010, 10:19 PM
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In watching the SFDebris review of "The Measure of a Man" the following occurs to me:

PNQ: Is Geordi's VISOR really superior to human eyes?

After all, the VISOR can see a lot of things we can't, but this is balanced by its inability to properly process visible light. Geordi can only see blotches of color, like a really low resolution camera. He manages to function, but I'd hardly call it "superior."

Furthermore, on the occasions his eyes are healed and he sees stuff like Tasha or a sunset, he never fails to remark that he's getting something new from the experience. Something intangible that cannot be replicated by technology.

So why does Data remark that everyone should be fitted with VISORs?
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