Re: Anti-extropianism in the new Star Trek

From: Technotranscendence (
Date: Fri Mar 09 2001 - 20:56:14 MST

On Friday, March 09, 2001 9:49 AM Michael Lorrey
> They've always touted an anti-capitalism, anti-western, anti-tech
> theology:

I couldn't agree more. It's also done in a sophomoric fashion. No deep
critique of the market, the West, and technology, just stuff any high school
student could spout. Of course, this is perhaps why the show is so popular.
No radical challenge to the Establishment and no reason to rethink cherished

> Ferengi - derived from an arabic word synonymous with 'disgusting
> infidel moneychanger'.

I'd always thought that if neo-Nazis were producing this show, these
characters would be thought of as of what human ethnic group?


Daniel Ust

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