Star Trek was a Space Western...

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I am Kirk!
if you were kirk the romulans would have won thisone
 

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you need to reread the vulkan timeline my dear
I am but a humble novice, o knowledgable one! However...doesn't the Vulcan image of their war god look like the Trek logo???
 

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I am but a humble novice, o knowledgable one! However...doesn't the Vulcan image of their war god look like the Trek logo???
three dimensional, upside down (the little guy on it gives that away) and way too smmetrical
 

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three dimensional, upside down (the little guy on it gives that away) and way too smmetrical
Oh, so it can't be the Vulcan war god, either! (We don't need to be finding any more war gods, that's for sure!)
 

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the Vulcan image of their war god look like the Trek logo
I think she making a good point. Star Trek is a manifestation of the Vulcan war god but the logo is upside down.
 

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I think she making a good point. Star Trek is a manifestation of the Vulcan war god but the logo is upside down.
One of the underlying themes in TOS was the violent past on Vulcan - don't do what we did! As it was, Spock had a small fire and altar on the subject in his quarters. But, you have the connection of two warrior cultures. One is trying to suppress it with heavy duty emotional control, the other is aware it's not right but still likes a good fight! Nothing made Kirk's day more than that, despite his protestations to the contrary. This theme is a sprout of the old western shows - the honor duels of the old South became the shoot-outs in the West. The infamous OK Corral fight was about honor. (Or, as the movie Tombstone put it - a reckoning. Of Biblical proportions, as it turned out....)
 

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On Star Trek, a TV series that aired in the late 1960s, more than 400 crew members explored the galaxy aboard the USS Enterprise, which had a length of 947 feet and weighed 190,000 tons. In actuality, the starship was an 11-foot-long model made of poplar w
 
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