To Boldly Go: Why Star Trek Is Beneficial to Mankind
There Will Be Crud makes a case why Star Trek is important to Humanity.
It is not some simple Sci-Fi pulp.
For a further discussion head on over to our Trek Through Trek.
But of course if you read this blog. You already understand this.
- A Star Trek tragedy: Holodeck shirt boldly stolen from London fan (metronews.ca)
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- Actor known for playing ‘Star Trek’ Klingon elected to local office (upi.com)
- Exclusive: Here’s Star Trek Online’s Season 8 launch trailer (massively.joystiq.com)
There is an unfortunate and long-standing tendency for the general public to consider Science Fiction as mere pulp. Of course, as with anything that has ever existed, there are exceptions, such as Philip K. Dick‘s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (as well as its phenomenal film version Blade Runner,) Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, and pretty much everything written by literary genius Kurt Vonnegut, but for the most part, people tend to ignore science fiction, or refuse to take it as a serious art form. And to those people, I say:
Seriously, guys, you don’t know what you’re missing.
I’m not going to say that every single episode of shows like Star Trek or Doctor Who (my favorite show) are works of art (some of them are painfully bad,) but when the series are considered as a whole, they become some of the most important…
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Posted on November 10, 2013, in Uncategorized and tagged Breaking Bad, Games, Klingon, Science fiction, Star Trek Phase II, Star Trek: The Original Series, StarTrek, Television. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.