I saw the new Star Trek movie.
I don’t know much about the original series, but I still found the movie accessible and pretty fun. It’s the classic kind of summer blockbuster I remember from childhood: battle of good vs evil, devil-may-care attractive guys that say sarcastic things, friendships that seem more special than anything mere mortals can obtain, some sci-fi thrown in for good measure, a kiss or 2, and the promise of a sequel.
But as these epic moments spun out before my eyes, I kept returning to one thought over and over again. Read the rest of this entry