Review by Logan
My journey as a trekkie began later in life. I didn’t grow up on it, because no one else in my family was a sci-fi geek. It took a while for me to get my hands on it, but when I started watching The Original Series, I decided I had to go back and watch the movies. Then, my friends, I made a critical newbie mistake.
I watched Star Trek: The Motion Picture first.
Rant by Gene
I was watching Star Trek: Into Darkness a few days ago and it occurred to me that far more than just the first scene of the movie revolve around this dilemma: the good of the many vs. the good of the few. The first scene is easy enough to identify, Spock comes right out and says it. But it’s also present in the second scene, and a scene later involving Kirk. When considering all the various dilemmas that are possible in life, this has to be at the pinnacle. Particularly when this ‘good’ is referring to the lives of the many or the few. I want to examine these three scenes and see if we can draw some conclusions on the worldviews these characters put into action, then contrast that with what scripture has to say on the matter. Continue Reading