Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Fandom

WATCH: Star Trek: 50 Years of Humanism

WATCH: Star Trek: 50 Years of Humanism

A love and passion for Star Trek runs deep in many of us. The characters, their interpersonal relationships, and the fictional universe, created by Gene Roddenberry, connected with us in a special way, at a special time. That connection could be fleeting, but for a large percentage of fans, it evolves into a lifelong fascination.

Under a Creative Commons license, YouTube user Brandon Fibbs recently produced and posted a video titled “Star Trek: 50 Years of Humanism”. The video compares and contrasts the human relationships of the Star Trek universe with our own, through six categories — including War and Violence, Racism and Discrimination, Religion, Morality, Death and Loss, and Exploration and Optimism.

The video clocks in a just under 15-minutes. According to Fibbs, “far more has been left on the cutting room floor than is presented here,” and that the original cut was close to an hour long.

You can watch the embedded video below.

Video Description:

No piece of art or entertainment has meant more to me than “Star Trek.” It continues to have a profound effect on my life and the manner in which I perceive the world around me. The half century of philosophical and metaphysical musculature stands as one of the most robust presentations and defenses of humanism ever conceived.

As with any project of this nature and scope, far more has been left on the cutting room floor than is presented here. In fact, the original cut of this video was roughly an hour long! My simultaneously euphoric and agonizing mission was not to include every perfect moment, but rather, find those moments that best represented all those I was forced to abandon. I hope I have succeeded in doing that here.

Written By

1 Comment

1 Comment

  1. John T Williams

    January 14, 2015 at 11:54 pm

    After all these years, here’s one guy who saw the vision and got it right!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Facebook

More



Trek Geeks Podcast

Shop LLAP

Trending Articles

Books

Review: Star Trek: Picard – Firewall Seven of Nine, a heroine who has resurged in popularity thanks to Jeri Ryan’s return to the franchise...

News

Preview: Star Trek: Discovery 507 “Erigah” The seventh episode of Star Trek: Discovery’s fifth and final season “Erigah” premieres this Thursday, May 9th. The...

News

An article celebrating the longevity of the Star Trek franchise has given us our first look at Michelle Yeoh’s upcoming Star Trek: Section 31...

Preview

Preview: Star Trek: Discovery 505 “Mirrors” The fifth episode of Star Trek: Discovery’s fifth and final season “Mirrors” premieres this Thursday, April 25. The...

AboutContactTip UsTerms of UsePrivacy Notice

TrekNews.net, the website, the promotion thereof and/or any exhibition of material created by TrekNews.net is not endorsed or sponsored by or affiliated with CBS/Paramount Pictures or the STAR TREK franchise.


© 2011–2024 TrekNews.net