[LMB] transporter wrongness OT:

WILLIAM A WENRICH wawenri at msn.com
Thu Sep 10 04:57:05 BST 2020


If they took you apart you would not be able to experience things during transport. Again I point to the episode with Barkley. BYW, this episode shows him to be one of the bravest characters in the canon. He repeatedly subjected himself to something that terrified him. For the benefit of others.

Christian, husband, father, granddaddy, son, American. Here I stand. I can do no other. God help me.
William A Wenrich
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Subject: Re: [LMB] transporter wrongness OT:

On Wed, Sep 09, 2020 at 05:00:34PM +0000, Joel Polowin wrote:

> To be fair, the transporter functions (or fails to function) according to the
> needs of the current plot.  As you point out, there are several canonical
> sources which make it clear that the transporter destroys the original.  There
> are others which make it clear that it's merely a transportation system.

What are the latter sources?

Details vary, but that transporters work by in some way taking you apart
seems one of the most consistent parts of Star Trek.

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