The new industrial revolution now beginning puts us on the path to a future without markets. This post looks at improbable aspects of this vision, including the robot revolt, and asks if our future will resemble the dystopia of Jupiter Ascending more than Star Trek. It will be our choice.
We wander through the ruins of America's accomplishments & hopes. But we can still change course.
Star Trek has run in various forms for 50 years. Comparing the various shows -- and our reactions to them -- reveals much about us.
America's wells of inspiration have run dry. We dream of reform but lack the will to act. Where can we find new ideas?
Summary: Philosopher Kelley Ross gives a harsh review of the Federation as seen in the Star Trek TV shows from "Next Generation" through "Voyager" -- the popular ones loved by liberals. TV shows provide a mirror in which we can see and so better understand our fears and dreams. "The Fascist Ideology of Star Trek "Militarism, … Continue reading A philosopher looks at Star Trek and sees our dark dreams