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Old August 28 2008, 05:34 PM   #30
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Re: Why hate replicator????

Deks wrote: View Post
One of the reasons I couldn't stand DS9 much was because of it's religious undertones.
Undertones? The Prophets exist, and are capable of communicating with arbitrary individuals at will (although they don't do so often). It's entirely reasonable---scientifically speaking---for the Bajorans to have structured a belief system around them.

The question on DS9 wasn't whether religion is "real" clearly was. The question was whether that's a good thing or a bad thing for a society, and even perhaps a bit of both.
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