[ExI] Star Trek Picard (spoilers, be warned!)

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Sun Mar 29 00:27:47 UTC 2020

On Sat, Mar 28, 2020 at 5:04 PM Stathis Papaioannou via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Sun, 29 Mar 2020 at 09:11, Ben Zaiboc via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> Speaking of SF, anyone seen Star Trek: Picard? Anyone else disappointed
>> by the last episode?
>> I  know Star Trek has always been anti-transhumanist, but that takes the
>> biscuit, for me. Kind of spoiled the whole series.
> Yes, disappointing, pro-death and anti-enhancement; although I think these
> sentiments are rarely genuine but rather a sour grapes reaction.

The entire Star Trek 'verse, especially the Federation, has long been
anti-transhumanist.  It's one of the elements that made the widespread use
of cybernetics in Star Trek: Discovery somewhat jarring.
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