So, I'm curious. Who made up this term? It doesn't seem to be something manifested from any sort of dialog. Also, isn't this term, or concept borderline synonymous with suicide? --Alan del Beccio 05:37, 8 August 2007 (UTC)
- As far as I know this is a fan made term created to label Kirk's propensity for making AI's destroy themselves. I'd say it doesn't belong here, certainly not in an in-universe article. I suppose we could make a real world POV version, but that would be bordering on "Memory Alpha is not a dictionary" to me. --OuroborosCobra talk 05:54, 8 August 2007 (UTC)
- A little late, but I agree this should not be an in-universe article, if we want to keep it at all. All this seems to do is link together similar plot devices.--31dot 01:55, August 17, 2010 (UTC)
The paradoxical shape Edit
Is there a picture of the paradoxical shape? it might be of interest, if it was displayed. Was it a klein bottle, or something else?
22.214.171.124 04:06, 20 September 2007 (UTC)
The Ilia Probe Edit
Didn't Kirk talk V'ger and the Ilia Probe into ascending? Is that another related case?
Mokwella 01:41, August 17, 2010 (UTC)
How to fix the problem of "induced self-destruction"? Edit
I have a suggestion about what to do about Memory Alpha:Pages for deletion/Induced self-destruction: 1) Have Self-destruct system replace its sister redirect self-destruct, 2) make "Self-destruction" a page, which says it could be accomplished by initiating a pre-programmed sequence (see also "self-destruct system", etc), or confusing a computer/android, i.e. "Induced self-destruction", which could then be a section of that page. (The term "self-destruction" is used in "Balance of Terror" (via a warhead, maybe not an automated system - never said one way or the other) and "The Counter-Clock Incident" (Karla Five flying her ship into the supernova).) --LauraCC (talk) 22:14, January 26, 2017 (UTC)