Re: Is Zom-poc/post-apoc the genre for misanthropes?
Ian Keldon wrote:
I've also noticed a tendency among Trek fans to be technophiles. (That being ironic since one of the prime lessons Trek imparts is to be wary of technology and to hold on to one's humanity.)
Star Trek is very pro-technology as a rule. It's just not pro-technology at the expense of
one's humanity. Kirk might freak out at Roger Korby's android-replacing-humanity nonsense, but in the same episode he's all for phasers, communicators, teleportation and starships
'Spock is always right, even when he's wrong. It's the tone of voice, the supernatural reasonability; this is not a man like us; this is a god.'
- Philip K. Dick