Re: TV: Andromeda: Latest Roddenberry Spin-off.

Date: Sat May 06 2000 - 18:29:07 MDT

In a message dated 5/6/2000 2:31:41 PM Pacific Daylight Time,

> I'm sure I'm preaching to the choir here, but quite frankly it gets
> really old that we can't portray a future where humans have not only
> overcome our social ills but also our physical/mental limitations as
> well. I'm still disappointed that the shows creator Mr. Hewitt, is
> still going to give them a great deal of ambivalence. What is the big
> hang-up with surpassing our current limitations? Why not convey
> characters with super-refined emotions, more loving, sane, rational,
> intelligent and complex? Hopefully Hewitt will evolve this super-human
> character into something we can all aspire too.

It's simply a literary device. Without conflict you have no plot twists.
Without plot twist you have a dull story.

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