About 20 years ago, I taught a college course titled: “Philosophy and Star Trek.” I also remember the original Star Trek series premiering on TV in 1966 and I’ve seen all of the original episodes multiple times.
Here are some particularly philosophical episodes from the original series, with the caveat that such lists are subjective and I’m probably omitting some classics. (Episodes in bold are particular favorites.) Continue reading Philosophical Star Trek Episodes
Yesterday’s post referenced the “The Inner Light” the title of an episode of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation. The episode was written by freelance writer Morgan Gendel and is widely considered one of the best episodes Continue reading Star Trek: “The Inner Light”
Yesterday’s post discussed the extent to which we can live on in the future. It reminded me of a previous post Continue reading Living on in Future Minds: “The Inner Light”
We are connected with the distant past and the faraway future. The atoms in our body, all cooked inside ancient stars, link us back to the beginnings of time; Continue reading We Are Connected to the Past and Future