After a psychologically disturbed patient from the Tantalus penal colony, Dr. Simon Van Gelder, manages to escape to the Enterprise, Dr. McCoy begins to suspect that something is amiss on the colony. Captain Kirk and Dr. Helen Noel beam down to the planet to investigate. Written by
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When Van Gelder reaches the Enterprise's bridge, he attacks and disables a security guard. McCoy is on the bridge at the time, but even after Van Gelder is subdued, he never so much as glances in the unconscious guard's direction. See more
Interesting. You Earth people glorify organized violence for 40 centuries, but you imprison those who employ it privately.
And, of course, your people found an answer?
We disposed of emotion, Doctor. Where there is no emotion, there is no motive for violence.
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