Our actions will come back to us, sometimes sooner than we expect (or much later, where humpback whales are concerned).
"Would it have hurt us, I wonder, just to have gathered a few laurel leaves?"
This conflict between short-term gain and long-term prosperity was a suitable theme for a 1960s America in the midst of figuring out what it wanted to be.
The City On the Edge of Forever holds up brilliantly more than fifty years later.
A power-mad villain with the ability to destroy the world is never confined or regulated in any way. That could never happen, right?
A simple project that had me trying to see a small piece of the world as Van Gogh might have seen it.
(Note: This post is viewable as a page elsewhere on this site. If you haven’t read it yet, my introductory post on this Star Trek: The Original Series rewatch is a good place to start. Previous essays on specific episodes can be found here.) Original Air Date: March 2, 1967 Crew Death Count: 0 Bellybuttons:…
Like a lot of people, books and movies helped me navigate the discouraging events of 2020.
When we make war on others, we are, ultimately, making war on our own kind.
Khan is not so much a visionary as he is an opportunist