Spock, who believes in logic above emotion, is challenged by his human mother to consider the fact that his teammates made an emotional decision to risk their own lives in order to save him. "The good of the one," she says, "outweighed the good of the many." Spock struggles to understand.
When two New York City Port Authority police officers find themselves trapped in the rubble of September 11, 2001, both they and the people who love them must endure a horrible ordeal before they are finally found. The lessons they learn about life and hope and community will stay with them forever.
George won't pay for a parking spot in a garage because he would rather find a public spot (nonexcludable) for free. George backs into a spot while another guy comes in headfirst, resulting in the question, "Who is entitled to the space?" Insecure property rights have led to overuse and conflict. George says, "I was here first." The parking jam-up ruins street access for everyone else; everyone ends up fighting about property rights, even the police, who can't decide.