Spock laughed again. Then he saw Kirk’s face. He reached out weakly and found Kirk’s arm then his hand and took a startled Kirk’s hand in his own. ”Jim” Spock said. McCoy looked his astonishment at the visible and unashamed emotion on Spock’s face as he clutched Kirk’s hand. Kirk returned the pressure and brought his other hand to cover Spock’s holding it between both of his signaling Spock that there was no shame in either giving or in answering fully. ”This simple feeling…” Spock struggled for strength ”…is so far…beyond Vejur’s comprehension…”
^As written by Gene Roddenberry himself. Your argument didn’t even make the discussion table.
The ex-wife took the whole damn planet in the divorce. All I got left is my bones.