I am Spock to Jim’s Kirk

See, that works because Jim is Jim and Captain Kirk’s first name is Jim.

So yes, I am back on top for today, but does it give me joy?

Well, duh. Sure it does.

But, Jim needs to be number 1. I need to be number 2. Would Spock make a good captain? No. Because he is an unemotional, unfeeling, pointy-eared alien. Wait… that sorta describes Jim.

Anyway… I can’t be number one…

Unless… unless this is the Mirror Universe where Spock (episode 33/39) has to kill Kirk to take over the Enterprise to make the cosmos a safer place.

See, Star Trek provides the analogy for all of life’s situations.

Let me note that according to the bank, today is 31 May. Jeremy, post the rankings.

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Joel L. Watts
Joel L. Watts holds a Masters of Arts from United Theological Seminary with a focus in literary and rhetorical criticism of the New Testament. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of the Free State, analyzing Paul’s model of atonement in Galatians. He is the author of Mimetic Criticism of the Gospel of Mark: Introduction and Commentary (Wipf and Stock, 2013), a co-editor and contributor to From Fear to Faith: Stories of Hitting Spiritual Walls (Energion, 2013), and Praying in God's Theater, Meditations on the Book of Revelation (Wipf and Stock, 2014).

10 thoughts on “I am Spock to Jim’s Kirk

  1. i’m disappointed in peter. he didnt work in a link to his blog. he’s slipping or perhaps come to some sense of sanity. oh wait, that’s just absurd! that never happens to bentley worshiping pentebabbleists.

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