Lived long and prospered.

Leonard Nimoy’s Spock made the most powerful case for the value of emotional intelligence* that I’ve ever seen. I’m also pretty sure that the Roanoke episode of “In Search Of…” made me the historian I am today. And, more important still, his life offscreen suggested that personal decency can far outstrip fame. RIP to a wonderful entertainer and a better person.

I’d like to think that he wouldn’t want this forgotten:

And here’s Nimoy on Roanoke:

Also, a friend points out, a great Jew:

* Yeah, it’s not a great phrase, but there it is.

One thought on “Lived long and prospered.

  1. G adams

    Also, according to several blog posts I’ve run across, friend to the gay and feminist causes of very long standing. Leonard Nimoy appears to have been, in every way, Good For The Humans.

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