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READ ME: Star Trek, socialism, and the final frontier

Very excited to share this essay I wrote with Will Solomon for Blood Knife about Star Trek: The Original Series. “New Life and New Civilizations: Socialism, Progress, and the Final Frontier” – read here or click below!

“There is a difference between one and another hour of life in their authority and subsequent effect. Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual. Yet there is a depth in those brief moments which constrains us to ascribe more reality to them than to all other experiences.”

                                      -Ralph Waldo Emerson, “The Over-Soul”
(The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson, edited by Brooks Atkinson, Modern Library, 2000)