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: May this day find you at peace and leave you with hope.
[traditional Drayan blessing
: Do your people consider advanced technology to be their highest achievement? Captain Kathryn Janeway
: Not as an end in itself. The purpose of all this is to help us gain knowledge about the universe, and the people in it.
: My people believe that physical matter is only an illusion. The body is not the true self, only a representation. Captain Kathryn Janeway
: One of our greatest philosophers, Plato, wrote that what we see around us are only poor shadows of ideal objects which exist on a higher plane. Alcia
: That is similar to our teachings. Our connection to what you call a "higher plane" is more important than our attachment to this brief existence, however real it may seem.
: Near the end of life, we reach a stage of complete innocence. We free ourselves from all responsibilities to this life; then we leave it peacefully.
: It's perfectly natural to be frightened. You're taking a step into the unknown. The attendants would have helped you prepare yourself; you were never meant to face this time alone. Tressa
: We weren't alone. Tuvok was here. He stayed with us and made us feel safe. He told us there was no morrok and that we shouldn't be afraid. He took care of us - even when we didn't behave as well as Vulcan children.
: Tressa. May this night see you safely home.