• Gender Roles In Star Trek Next Generation
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    Gender Roles In Star Trek Next Generation In 1966 a series called "Star Trek" was created. It's creator, Gene Roddenberry, did not create the show to be a science fiction series. The series was much deeper than that. It wasn't just about discovering new planets and civilizations. It was about controversial issues. Even though the series' take place in the 23 rd and 24 th century the issues struck with the times and related current issues. Through each series, The Original, Next Generation, Deep...
  • Taoism Action Versus Inaction
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    Taoism: Action Versus Inaction The Star Trek The Next Generation episode: 'Booby Trap's hows a perfect example of Taoist thought. The crew of the Enterprise is always taking some action in order to achieve a specific goal. This episode shows that through inaction you can sometimes achieve far more than you could through action. The mind of the physical senses cannot grasp the concepts of the unnameable. The crew of the Enterprise learn a valuable lesson on the nature of decision making and how t...
  • Images Of Women In Mass Media Star Trek Id4
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    Images of Women in Mainstream Culture Reflected inStar Trek: First Contact and Independence Day The most successful box office hits in history are Science-Fiction films. This indicates that the audience, society, likes what they see in these movies. Science-Fiction has long been viewed as a male dominated genre. Although there have been notable exceptions in such films as Alien (and its sequels) and the original Terminator, for the most part, Science-Fiction films have been laden with male heroe...
  • Jem Hadar Beliefs Body Mind
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    The television series Star Trek: Deep Space 9 takes place on a space station where different planet's cultures, morals and religious values collide. These differences cause the conflicts that form the basis of the stories. Some people in these cultures lead very nominalistic lifestyles, while others are more realistic and extremely devout in their beliefs in their Gods. These differences can be seen in episodes such as "In The Hands of the Prophets,"The Abandoned," or "Life Support." The struggl...
  • Communicating With The It Department
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    What is the best way to communicate with the Information Technology (IT) department? In this paper, we will look at two IT personnel and compare communication styles. The most effective way to present this scenario is to engage you, the reader, in a mock computer / network crisis in your company. For many years communicating with the IT department was not a priority. Most businesses used computers for word processing and simple spreadsheets. Networks were stations on the televisions and there wa...
  • Upload Your Brain Kurzweil Regards The Freeing Of The Human
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    UPLOADING YOUR BRAIN... .' I'm sorry, Jim, but I just don't think it's right for a man's atoms to be scattered all over creation and then brought back together again. It's just not right.' (Character, Dr. Leonard McCoy, original Star Trek series) I wonder what Bones would have to say about swallowing, or being injected with billions of microscopic robots, or nanobots, to enter into a three dimensional cyberspace - a virtual reality environment or to enable him to live forever? In an article that...
  • Star Wars Vs Star Trek
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    Thesis: Star Trek and Star Wars each posses similar and different general concepts, themes, and motives. Outline I. Technology A. Star wars 1. Weapons 2. Ships B Star Trek 1. Weapons 2. Ships II. Characters A. Star Wars Sean McGrannEnr. English II Compare/Contrast Essay 3/6/00 Star Wars vs. Star Trek Throughout the past two decades, two science fiction cult classics have rivaled each other. Both have strong followings of loyal fans that live and breath these classic tales. Lunch boxes, t-shirt...
  • Star Trek Show Series Original
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    'Star Trek': A Chronicle Space... the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship " Enterprise.' Its continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds... to seek out new life and new civilizations... to boldly go where no one has gone before... The above blurb has been used to introduce the television show Star Trek: The Next Generation. The show's run has elapsed that of it's predecessor, the original Star Trek. The original spawned six movies and endless conventions, and both have g...
  • Star Trek Series Original War
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    A Rose, By a Vulcan Name, Would Smell as Sweet. Social commentary is dangerous. In addition to risking social and political censure, the commentator must carefully convey the message. In directly addressing a problem, one risks alienating an audience before making one's point. If one indirectly approaches said problem, one may appear to lack conviction or a point. Star Trek: the Original Series takes a third path, that of allegory. Unfortunately, as the television series belongs to the science ...
  • Science Fiction Films Movie Film Made
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    It seems strange to realize that in the 1990 s - with Jurassic Park, the Star Wars trilogy, Terminator 2, and E. T. : The Extra-Terrestrial topping any list of the most popular and successful movies ever made, and a hit like Independence Day in 1996 - that science fiction was the bastard stepchild of the movie business for most of the twentieth century. Westerns might not have interested all viewers, but they usually stood up for traditional moral ideals on some level, and gangster movies normal...
  • Why I Like Star Trek
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    This essay is actually about a tv show but since there was no Tv catagory's i decided to chose movies since there are 10 Star trek movies. Star trek is my favourite show, because it shows an idealistic view of the future, there are so many great characters and great shows. The first series ever made is star trek, with captain kirk. This show lasted 3 years before they canceled it which was a dumb move. the enxt series was star trek the animated series which also had captain kirk in it and the cr...