Re: Roddenberry's Worst Ideas
Its the boldness of saying humanity has to grow up to reach the stars. And that growing up means going beyond religion, nationalism, and capitalism.
If you look at history it was religion, nationalism, and capitalism (and competition) that helped make us the explorers that reached out to new vistas in the past and probably will continue to do so in the future.
"Live long and prosper."
-Abraham Lincoln to the train conductor at Gettysburg, PA Novemember 1863