Leonard Nimoy Lived Long and Prospered

Leonard Nimoy has passed away, at age 83. Tributes are appearing far and wide. The character of Spock on Star Trek is obviously his most famous role, and the commitment to logic without emotion, and yet the forging of friendship and self-sacrifice, coupled with the ideology of Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations, offered a worldview that, [Read More…]

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John Locke Picard

I was looking for pictures to go in posts I have been writing about LOST, and I found the one above, as well as the one below, which comes from a t-shirt. [Read more…]

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Starfleet Business as Usual

This is how we dress for meetings on October 31th at Butler University. I liked that the redshirt t-shirt had a warning label on the back: [Read more…]

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Data

from XKCD. See also the more recent cartoon on where birds go when it rains.   [Read more…]

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The Ultimate Call for Abstracts: The Ultimate Star Trek and Philosophy

There’s a call for abstracts for chapters for a multi-author volume, which I know I’m interested in offering a proposal for, if I think I can find the time to write it by the deadline. It is for The Ultimate Star Trek and Philosophy. The “X and Philosophy” books are delightful. I love the subtitles many [Read More…]

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All Are Welcome Here

A friend shared these photos of the sign outside his church on Facebook. He was inspired by a sign I shared on this blog!   [Read more…]

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Live Long and Prosper

Via Episcopal Church Memes on Facebook. [Read more…]

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#GenCon is Over

I went back to GenCon for family fun day today with family and friends. Not only is GenCon now over, but so is the war between major science fiction and comic book franchises. Here is photographic evidence to prove it: There was also a close encounter between this Starfleet officer and a Dalek: And here’s one [Read More…]

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Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations

I suspect that humanity will always have to contend with prejudice in one form or another. But that doesn’t give us license to stop struggling against it. It is exactly the reason we must press on and continue to do better, to demand better, to show that it’s possible. The effort is its own reward. [Read More…]

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Captain’s Log

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Smart Android Phone

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