Human Spirit and Science Fiction

Spencer T. Alexander
Travel to the Stars: Science Fiction
Bill Meiers

"Space: The final Frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. It's continuing mission: To explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before." - Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the USS Enterprise
From the beginning of the timeline with Enterprise NX-01 (the setting of the series Star Trek: Voyager) to the sovereign class USS Enterprise NCC-1701-E commanded by Picard in Star Trek: First Contact, Star Trek: Insurrection, and Star Trek: Nemesis, the power of the human spirit conquers all. The ideal of humans overcoming all odds ...

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humanity. Those last three are perhaps the ones that we hold in highest esteem. The show has a higher level of connectedness with the real world because it bases its adventures and difficulties on the requirement of these skills. One must aspire to be more than they are in order to solve the problems faced in the show, so therefore it inspires the avid watchers of the show to be more than they are in every facet of their life. Instead of makings it viewers feel poorly about themselves like the shows that plague the networks of MTV an E, Star Trek actually makes its viewers feel like better people. This form of connection makes Star trek an immortal series.
By the constant push on the political change and reformation, Star Trek truly does go the final frontier that any show can attain. The strain that is pulls on imagination and values constantly forces `outside the box' thinking methods that open the eyes and hearts of its viewers. If the original series had not had an ...

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