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Re: Star Trek versus Star Wars
« Reply #225 on: November 22, 2016, 08:48:55 AM »
Star Wars. I've never seen the appeal of Star Trek - there's no creativity to the "universe", and the writers have always tended to be progressives who have used the shows and movies to push liberal-left moralizing agendas.

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Re: Star Trek versus Star Wars
« Reply #226 on: November 26, 2016, 12:36:48 PM »
Star Wars. I've never seen the appeal of Star Trek - there's no creativity to the "universe", and the writers have always tended to be progressives who have used the shows and movies to push liberal-left moralizing agendas.

Star Wars teaches rebellion against divinely ordained monarchy. Are you some kind of Bolshevik?
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Re: Star Trek versus Star Wars
« Reply #227 on: November 26, 2016, 04:14:53 PM »
I've always cheered for the dark force anyway. Smash the hippies!
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Re: Star Trek versus Star Wars
« Reply #228 on: November 26, 2016, 06:52:15 PM »
Star Wars. I've never seen the appeal of Star Trek - there's no creativity to the "universe", and the writers have always tended to be progressives who have used the shows and movies to push liberal-left moralizing agendas.

You do know that the Rebel Alliance was inspired by the Viet Cong, whereas the Empire was intended to represent the US?  By George Lucas, anyway.  The director of The Empire Strikes Back decided, based on the success of Peter Cushing as Tarkin, to have the Imperials be predominantly British, so there were far fewer Imperials with American accents after the first film.
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Re: Star Trek versus Star Wars
« Reply #229 on: November 26, 2016, 06:53:48 PM »
Star Wars. I've never seen the appeal of Star Trek - there's no creativity to the "universe", and the writers have always tended to be progressives who have used the shows and movies to push liberal-left moralizing agendas.

Star Wars teaches rebellion against divinely ordained monarchy. Are you some kind of Bolshevik?

In all fairness to everyone, I am not quite sure I see how Palpatine is supposed to be divinely ordained.  Mind you, had Episode III featured a scene where Palpatine is annointed and crowned while Zadok the Priest plays in the background, that would have been fairly epic.
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