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Join Date: Sep 2012
07-19-2013, 01:26 PM
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IF Roddenberry were alive this would be a different story.
roddenberry understood the importance of ideology, and the power sci-fi has as a platform for socio-political parody & allegory.
sometyhing you will notice most successful non-assplosion sci-fi have in common.
be it tos's depiction of political classes & race issues.
babylon 5 and taking a stand against tyranny, with would be insurrection & treason
or starwars, and its band of religiously led star terrorists undermining the rightful government
(see what i did there
as it turns out, an intrepid would lose a fight with a connie.
and thats canon.
! the power of plot compels you.