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I forewarn you, if you are about to start the DS9 series, you will have to persevere through the first season, as the cast and writing crew had not found their sea legs yet. But after season one (arguably) the show really started to cement in the story arcs that culminate with this darkly pivotal moment in the Star Trek Universe.

The Federation ostensibly in the Star Trek universe are the good guys – they are us – and that motif is quite evident in the other series that populate the canon. DS9, once it gets going, shifts the moral compass and makes everything more complicated and ethically entangled. It is much more engrossing dramatic experience as this clip illustrates. It is this muddy ethical field that makes DS9, if you can only watch one Star Trek series, the one to watch.

anativity

Dinosaurs, Star Trek and Batman.  A scene literally made of awesome!  :)

Star Trek writers have fun with the technology in their universe.  CGP gray takes a look at some of the issues that transporters bring to the table.

Science fiction is one of those genres that can inspire genuine hope for the future.  Gene Roddenberry’s idea was well ahead of its time, let’s hope we can live up to some of the ideals he put forward as to how 23rd century life would be like.

Also, I had no idea about the significance of the surname Sulu – what a great symbolic name.  :)

Oh radio 2, how I wish you’d reformat again with more classical music.  A huge hattip to the CBC for producing this wonderful journey through song.

Also, who knew Tom Allen was a purveyor the dark art of lower brass musicianship? :)

 

Oh hey our conservative government is trying to squash the CBC and ventures like this, go here and tell them in no uncertain terms where they can go. (also, support the CBC):)

 

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