What are your controversial Star Trek opinions?

Discussion in 'General Trek Discussion' started by Amasov, Jun 20, 2020.

  1. Worf factor9

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    Or Edgar Rice Burroughs. ;)

    https://literature.fandom.com/wiki/Barsoom_series

    The known science of the time prevails, and then you stretch it through imagination.
     
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  3. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Worf in the 23rd Century Premium Member

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    Loved Burroughs as a kid. Life on Mars, Venus, at the Earth's core and beyond the farthest star. Plus an Africa teeming with lost cities.
     
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    Science Fiction will teach you more about the time in which it was made, than of any future, possible or impossible.
     
  5. Discofan

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    Yeah, that's so true.
     
  6. Silvercrest

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    Or more than one of the above. Re-reading Tarzan at the Earth's Core now.
     
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    Case in point Jules Verne.
     
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    H.G. Wells.
     
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    This is starting to sound/look like a separate thread.

    "Origins of sci-fi." But I do not know where to put it.

    Tag me when it gets started.
     
  10. cooleddie74

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    Sounds like we need to grab a bite at that Scottish place.

     
  11. Gordie

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    I feel the same. In my opinion, the original series and the their movies are not that great. Tried binge watching TOS a couple dew tears ago. Couldn't do it.
     
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  13. fireproof78

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    Indeed, yes. And Star Trek often did that same thing.
     
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  14. TheAdmiralty

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    Woah man, those are my two favorites. Although it seems like a lot of people don't like the Maroon Monster so that's not overly controversial.
     
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  15. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Worf in the 23rd Century Premium Member

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    I've found it to be a minority opinion.
     
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  16. Discofan

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    They went a bit farther still. I mean first, you have life in space!! Pitcher plant, Gormagander, Tardigrade and in Voyager, places so void that you can't see any stars!!! I mean do these people know anything about astronomy? As if there was a place in the entire universe from where you couldn't see the stars!!! But there's still life there!!! Wow! and that time when voyager fell into some kind of a hole (several light-years wide) and samely nothing there, but still an indigenous life!!! Wow, again!!!
     
  17. fireproof78

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    Probably not.
     
  18. Silvercrest

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    It's not inconceivable. Can you see the stars at this moment? I can't.
     
  19. tesral

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    The clouds are blocking it.
     
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  20. Discofan

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    Wow! You mean you are posting from outer space! Impressive!