THIS IS THE MOMENT OUR MOVEMENT WAS BUILT FOR

I love Star Trek. Whether it be the incomparably brilliant original series or any of the spin-offs, I have always been enchanted by the Gene Roddenberry’s vision of the future. To be sure, its all a bunch of socialist hooey. It’s a godless, collectivist nightmare of rebuilding the Tower of Babel and calling it the United Federation of Planets. It’s built around the pollyannaish pipe-dream of re-uniting all of mankind, with a few other species thrown in for good measure, and “organizing” everyone behind the Federation’s collectivist version of peace and harmony. However, I always found it remarkable that people accepted Roddenberry’s vision of the future without any real back-story of how all of humanity was aligned to the Federation’s universal order. Instead, all we get is a little story about a eugenics war, with millions killed, and some genetically improved super-humans, particularly one called Khan.

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