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The truth about Star Trek TOS

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posted on Aug, 30 2019 @ 11:06 PM
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A recent comment I made has lead me to finally get the courage to explain the TRUTH behind ST:TOS.

The truth of it, which is so obvious and simple, is far more simple to see than all the depth so many wish to portray it as.

It was not a story about a futuristic multi-raced exploratory mission to explore the stars for greater knowledge and enlightenment. The signs are all there to the truch, and once seen it can't be unseen.

What was it?

It was a simple vessel to highlight the nature of the misogyny and predatory nature of the human male(white male specifically).

Please read, the signs will be clear.

The leader of this ship was a human white male.

His propensity for sexual interaction was highlighted at every turn.

The crew members where the best at their specific field, not for the betterment of those they encountered, but moreso as a curated selection of the best in their field in order to basically be prison guards for the aggressive sexual white male.

The doctor could cure anything, even diseases(std's) yet encountered.

The chief engineer could push a starship beyond any known limits, in order to outrun even the most jealous of husbands.

The chief engineer could also operate a teleporter beyond it's normal functions. For example, tranporting a moving target, like a sexually inflamed white male as he chased an unwilling female alien victim.

All crew members roles and capacities where of a similar nature and their true role was to attempt to harness the "wild" of the testosterone filled white male as he seeks to ravish anything in his sight.

This was not a mission of exploration. It was in fact a prison ship, with a single prisoner and it's "guards" to keep him as far away from the human race as possible.
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posted on Aug, 30 2019 @ 11:12 PM
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a reply to: MisterSpock

I hope this is satire. If it is, it's very brilliant and well thought, and you have my applause. If not, I hate you with the fury of all the red shirts who died because of the color of their uniform.



posted on Aug, 30 2019 @ 11:24 PM
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a reply to: DVforlife

Star trek has convinced me that if I wear a red shirt, I'll die. Haven't worn red since 2008 and I'm still here.

As to OP, if it was found that Nimoy and Shatner took turns punting puppies off-set, it wouldn't change my love for TOS.



posted on Aug, 30 2019 @ 11:31 PM
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a reply to: seaswine

TNG was far superior and CPT Piccard followed the prime directive while Kirk only followed alien cheeks.
*Drops mic*
*Puts on Kevlar for ensuing war*

I joke of course.



posted on Aug, 30 2019 @ 11:32 PM
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a reply to: DVforlife

The difference between picard and kirk.....

Is the difference between a legitimate mission of exploration and a roaming prison ship raping the galaxy.....



posted on Aug, 30 2019 @ 11:37 PM
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a reply to: MisterSpock

You forgot the episode where women aren't allowed to be starship captains because they womens.

That one was ripe for picking.










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posted on Aug, 30 2019 @ 11:41 PM
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originally posted by: NarcolepticBuddha
a reply to: MisterSpock

You forgot the episode where women aren't allowed to be starship captains because they womens.

That one was ripe for picking.











If they were captains? Who would make the sandwiches and bring them to the captain?

But, all is not lost, they could still sit on the captains lap and pretend they are driving the ship......



posted on Aug, 30 2019 @ 11:41 PM
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a reply to: MisterSpock
When you put it like that, Jean-Luc is a a nerd. Stupid virgin nerd.



posted on Aug, 30 2019 @ 11:43 PM
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originally posted by: DVforlife
a reply to: MisterSpock
When you put it like that, Jean-Luc is a a nerd. Stupid virgin nerd.



He's british......

same thing...



posted on Aug, 30 2019 @ 11:45 PM
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Now I know some of you read my original OP and are like....

What about Uhura????

Yes, what about her.....as has been shown in the past. Every predator has used another WOMAN to lure in his unsuspecting prey.

It's all so obvious, glaringly obvious. Who else would you have on comms to make contact but another woman to act as a procurer.
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posted on Aug, 30 2019 @ 11:47 PM
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a reply to: MisterSpock

This is no secret. Every episode Kirk got laid. Every single alien. It's what made TOS great!!!

Speaking of sexist, check out this series in all it's sexist glory:



Great sci-fi too, but the skirt could not be any shorter!!!



posted on Aug, 30 2019 @ 11:49 PM
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a reply to: dfnj2015

No secret, sure, but it's often downplayed as nothing more than him being a "ladies man".

The truth, as I've layed out, is that he was in fact a serial rapists and was on a prison vessel.



posted on Aug, 30 2019 @ 11:50 PM
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originally posted by: MisterSpock
Now I know some of you read my original OP and are like....


I read your OP and thought you should switch to ice water and lie down for a bit..







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posted on Aug, 30 2019 @ 11:56 PM
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originally posted by: NarcolepticBuddha

originally posted by: MisterSpock
Now I know some of you read my original OP and are like....


I read your OP and thought you should switch to ice water and lie down for a bit..








*Grabs an ice water....puts some in glass......dumps scotch in it*

Thanks for the advice.....

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posted on Aug, 30 2019 @ 11:59 PM
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originally posted by: MisterSpock

originally posted by: NarcolepticBuddha

originally posted by: MisterSpock
Now I know some of you read my original OP and are like....


I read your OP and thought you should switch to ice water and lie down for a bit..








*Grabs an ice water....puts some in glass......dumps scotch in it*

Thanks for the advice.....


Here's to those who wish us well, and those who don't can go to hell








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posted on Aug, 31 2019 @ 12:17 AM
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a reply to: DVforlife

For negotiating dangerous situations-Picard

A fight-Kirk

Alien booty-Kirk

I'll take me a Kirk.




posted on Aug, 31 2019 @ 02:24 AM
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originally posted by: dfnj2015
a reply to: MisterSpock

This is no secret. Every episode Kirk got laid. Every single alien. It's what made TOS great!!!

Speaking of sexist, check out this series in all it's sexist glory:



Great sci-fi too, but the skirt could not be any shorter!!!

Hey , watch it.
My favorite show when I was younger .
They were planning a sort of continuance , but I haven't heard anything of it for years.



posted on Aug, 31 2019 @ 03:38 AM
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a reply to: MisterSpock

I dunno about the raping part. Them green aliens seemed pretty willing to me. But then again they were all 1960s bit actors who had to live hand to mouth playing whatever obscure rolls they could obtain.



posted on Aug, 31 2019 @ 04:49 AM
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a reply to: MisterSpock

It's also very socialist according to some opinions, the woman wear mini skirt's everywhere - which was the fashion at the time and was missed by trek fan's when the next generation turned the uniforms into androgonisers, the original series meanwhile tackled problem's of the day, had the first inter-racial kiss on a TV program (science fiction fan's tend to be a far less bigoted bunch than many other group's) and introduced the term "red alert" which of course seem's to contradict it's seeming Utopian idealistic future paradise - Utopian but definitely not communist as the people of the earth in star trek lore are pretty much free to do anything they want, even more free than in a capitalist society and while it is not there drive capitalism does still exist as you have collectors, private buyers, rich and even poor but the poor are not hungry, unclothed or un-sheltered the sole drive they have is to better themselves - actually why can't the real world be like that - well simply because we as a species are not made in that way there will always be jealousy, greed, violence and power mongers.

Also on a more serious note it made submarine combat sexy again - did I say submarine maybe you misheard me "balance of terror", "the wrath of Khaan" - yes I know it was a later movie but? and I did say that, hiding in nebula's using depth charge like torpedo's to flush one another out, running silent in balance of terror they even acted quietly as if you could hear something in space and all jumped when Spock accidentally activated an alarm on the bridge.

In the original series while it was far slower to push the feminine right's than later show's it did actually push them just not as we see it today as it has moved on so far - some would say too far and has created an anti male climate today.

Alien races - particularly the antagonists were often inspired by factions in the real world.

The original Klingon's were very much Cossack's in space if not so much commies they still pandered to the stereotype of eastern conquerors and savages, later this was washed out of there character and they became the knobbly headed (always remind's me of a Cornish pasty and so makes me hungry) aliens we came to love in TNG and then the awful and rubbish looking recreation of them in Discovery (that show goes too far in so many areas but was good in it's own right - it just and very definitely was not star trek alternative timeline or not but that is another debate).

The Romulans also potrayed another aspect of the cold war and were allied to the Klingon's at time's.

But other antagonists were genuine science fiction.

TNG was it's genuine successor but actually HERESY they will cry I loved both Voyager and DS9 which were actually so much better than TNS for so very many reason's (and while Voyager had a female captain it also had a hot chick cyborg as it's version of commander Data added later in the show as of course Data was an inferior answer to one of the best characters the entire franchise ever had Leonard Nimoy's Mr Spock.

By the time of TNG the ferengi originally intended to a new enemy race were representing the worst excess of a capitalist society but they ended up instead being assigned the role of comedic side kick's to the galaxy's already established antagonist races, the Romulan's were made more mysterious and dangerous being the original real threat before the introduction of several other races including the Borg, the Klingon's were made likable and honor was now there drive creating a whole raft of Trekky's that would deck there heads for conventions in what look's like a Cornish pasty.

And then we had the infamous Cardassians whom before they invaded US pop culture as a family of shape shifting alien's with big bums were first a new antagonist race in star trek whom were supposedly lizard descended being's with head marking's resembling a spoon.

One thing is certain star trek is brilliant, crazy but brilliant and there is nothing and never will be anything like it despite net flix and co's attempt to neuter the franchise.

The new movies were controversial to fan's but still brilliant.

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posted on Aug, 31 2019 @ 07:07 AM
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a reply to: DVforlife

Absolutely,

TOS is only loved because it was semi unique with little competition...

It absolutely does not hold up..


TNG does hold up, but DS9 was the pinnacle, starfleet at war rocked.




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