Picard and Dathon at El-Adrel

Picard and Dathon at El-Adrel

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The Children of Tama are less interesting as aliens than they are as counterfactual versions of us, if we preferred logic over image or description.

If you are a Star Trek: The Next Generation fan, check out Shaka, When the Walls Fell by Ian Bogost at The Atlantic. I've always wondered if anyone else liked this episode from season 5 of TNG, Darmok. Bogost went deep on this topic and I'm happy to know others love this episode, too.

A “Star Trek” Episode Shows the Next Phase of Human Communication
In one fascinating episode, Star Trek: The Next Generation traced the limits of human communication as we know it—and suggested a new, truer way of talking about the universe.