One of my humanities moments happened while I was watching old reruns of Star Trek: The Next Generation
. There is a character in that show named Data, an android who is constantly seeking his own humanity. At one point the crew of the Enterprise
finds the sister of a fellow crew member who had previously died in the line of duty. Many of the characters in the show describe how the sister reminded them of their lost friend, but Data puts it the best. He supposedly doesn’t experience emotions, but his description of his own…
by Deborah Jung, Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Librarian Deborah Jung describes the moment she discovered libraries and the riches they offer, which fueled her passion for opening the world of literature to children.