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Old March 24 2010, 11:55 PM   #36
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Re: Is there a lack of creativity in NuBSG Costumes and culture Lack

Teiwaz wrote: View Post
But it could also be a parallel for the flight of the Jews from Egypt.
Only the amount of ancient Israelites watching the show is fairly small.

It's exactly as plausible if not moreso than B5 or Star Trek's use of foreign cultures or dead customs, but with the exact opposite intent: They use those to distance us culturally and socially from the story; while BSG is using it to give us an immediacy to the narrative.
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