Chicken or Pledge, TOS: S2E23 “The Omega Glory”

Exploring the origins of a specific cultural belief often turns into a chicken or egg question.  Historians can speculate whether a society adopted a new creed based on the environmental pressures of the time, or if it was a natural progression of their already existing values.  The reality is most likely an intricate combination of … More Chicken or Pledge, TOS: S2E23 “The Omega Glory”

Eternal Childhood of the Forgotten Mind, TOS: S2E5 “The Apple”

Utopias and dystopias are often explored in science fiction, with speculative storytellers imagining vast possibilities of what the perfect world could look like.  One could argue that the first ‘utopia’ story found in many Western cultures is that of the Garden of Eden.  However, this legend is not concerned with the inner day to day … More Eternal Childhood of the Forgotten Mind, TOS: S2E5 “The Apple”