Situation: Data is an android whose positronic brain is great, but he's constantly trying to understand human behavior
A lesson in humanity: Too much emotion can be bad. Data's journey is about finding logic in humanity and human emotions. When he is able to unlock his own -- having not experienced them -- it is overwhelming, and even makes it so that he is easily manipulated.
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