From time to time Outright Geekery brings you a slanted and biased opinion on some trivially specific topic of geekery. We call it Outright Geekery’s Top o’ the Lot.
We’re still mourning the loss of the great Leonard Nimoy here at Outright Geekery, and it’s been a tough week. I know without a shadow of a doubt that I simply would not be the same geek I am today without his influence, and I think it’s safe to say that there are many geeks around the globe who share those feelings. I wasn’t sure at first exactly how to go about honoring such a legend with a post. It’s impossible to sum up such a meaningful life in a single article. After giving it some thought, however, I decided that the most appropriate way for me to honor a man who was so very important to me is to write about the very thing that made him so important. His role as the unemotional Vulcan, Spock, had a defining influence on my life due to the character’s unwavering logic. This logic encompassed the character of Spock, and that Vulcan has taught me many lessons. He’s been an example for me as far back as I can remember, and there’s no better way to celebrate the logical wisdom of Spock than by using his own words. So, without further ado, there is no logic in crying, emotions are illogical, and “thank you so much, sir”, as we celebrate the man in Outright Geekery’s Top o’ the Lot: The Invaluable Wisdom of Mr. Spock. Continue reading Top o’ the Lot: The Invaluable Wisdom of Mr. Spock