“In Southern West Virginia, there’s a bit of a Calvinistic attitude toward life – this is how things are and they’ll never be any different,” he said. “[Science fiction] serves as a kind of antidote to that fatalistic kind of thinking.”
This is the same delegate, by the way, who suggest that children from homes who cannot afford school meals be forced to clean toilets and do other menial labor jobs to pay for it.
He’s a far right Republican, by the way, supporting things like Star Trek (no money used, no capitalism, sorta socialist, very tolerant, no human religious dogma) and the Postman (dystopian future caused by what could be called Libertarians but the civilization is saved by a belief in the Government).
Oh my frakin’ goodness. My blood pressure is gone for the day. Thanks Adam (via twitter)
My prediction: Sherlock is Gary Mitchell returned from death — Kirk had to kill him when he became a god — to break cray cray on Earth.
It has something to do with the Return of the Archons. It was remade as a comic book two-parter where the supernatural stuff was taken out and replaced with government conspiracy. Maybe Benedict is playing Cornelius Landru
This looks like the deflector dish. In the comic book, a similar scene has the hull of the ship in this location, along with the same type of robes/coats.
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Oh, and catch the last few seconds of the Japanese trailer: