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Old October 18 2009, 04:56 PM   #60
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Re: In Defense of the Occupation

Brutal Strudel wrote: View Post
Considering how obsessed the West has been with the Otherness of blacks and Jews for centuries if not millennia, perhaps it is possible for an overwhelmingly Western tv show to have several direct and indirect allegories for both groups--not to mention other groups deemed Other as well, such as Asians. But that's right: Star Trek (or SF) is allegory until the allegory makes us uncomfortable. Then it's just all in your head.

I think we're done here, no?
Oh right, you're just the brave one who is able to see the racism and antisemitism of ST writers that we cowards are blind to. Congratulations.

Or maybe... it just says something about the way your mind works.

I think we're done now.
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