"Enervating"—commentary on how the unschooling discussions can change someone, and she's comparing it to the transporter on Star Trek.
Etiquette for Unschoolers Meredith wrote there, "I vividly recall watching Star Trek as a child and being fascinated by the fact that one needed a different kind of manners among Romulans or Klingons."
There are over twenty references on my site, though a few are about The Next Generation (my own favorite), or of the franchise in general. Use the second/bottom search box here, and there are over thirty references. Soon, this page will be among them.