Star Trek is the greatest science fiction franchise of all time

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#3 Star Trek wants you to think for yourself.

Many science fiction stories are wonderful morality tales about good and evil, but it is usually very basic. The Jedi are good and selfless, while the Sith are bad and selfish.

"“Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” – Yoda"

While good vs. evil is a fun story, it doesn’t actually have much substance to it. Star Trek approaches philosophy in a very different way; whether it’s the logic of Spock, the devotion of Kirk, or the prime directive both the positive and negative aspects of these philosophies are presented in Star Trek.

With Star Trek you always have something to think about.

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