whose extended cut features a lot of scenes that made sense to be cut but before I digress...
The moral of the story was reproducing Data to be everywhere.
Data gave Picard an interesting analogy - even though Geordi had machine implants, all humans thereafter were not forced to have the same thing done.
Later, Guinan would be a little more thought-provoking:
"A race of disposable people, to do the dirty work that nobody wants to do, and so that those who give the work won't feel any remorse over what they are exploiting". That was paraphrased. One could watch the scene and then fathom "to do it more cheaply" and drive home a far more interesting point...
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