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A memory test question about Kiri-kin-tha

Kiri-kin-tha was a Vulcan scholar and follower of Surak's teachings.

According to Kiri-kin-tha's First Law of Metaphysics; "Nothing unreal exists."

In 2286, shortly after being brought back from the dead, Spock took a computer memory test while he was on Vulcan and one of the questions the computer asked pertained to Kiri-kin-tha's first law. He answered the question correctly. (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home; ENT: "The Forge")

This character was only mentioned in dialogue.
The "First Law" appears in the introduction to A Course in Miracles and serves as the foundation for the philosophy laid down in that text. [1]
According to Kirk Thatcher, associate producer of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Kiri-kin-tha was named after himself. [2]
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