Comic for Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014


Posted November 5, 2014 at 1:47 am

- Midichlorians
- Skywalker

If you were naturally able to understand Grace's note, give yourself whatever reward or punishment you feel appropriate.

"Darmok" references an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation in which the crew of the Enterprise struggled to communicate with an alien species that spoke only in metaphor in reference to history and stories.

How the hell that works from a practical standpoint is beyond me. How do they establish metaphors if they speak exclusively IN metaphor? Wouldn't each metaphor have to reference a previous metaphor, resulting in metaphors upon metaphors? Heck, where did the words for the metaphors themselves come from if--

BAH! Whatever. It's approrpiate here.

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