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Ep 34 - Strange New Worlds s2: Moral Storytelling and Strange New Gimmicks

Updated: Oct 12

Jeffrey Thayne and Mike Barnhill join our intrepid crew for this episode. Our continuing mission? To dissect the moral universe of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds and ask again why Mormons love Star Trek so much. Klingon boy bands, war criminals, time travel, and more!

Our Ratings: Content: Terrestrial Artistic Merit: 5 popcorn balls Gospel Connections: 2.5 apricots

Best Books:

Carl - Maid (Netflix); Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling; Hans Rosling's TED Talk: How not to be ignorant about the world

Liz - The Well-Trained Mind Podcast

Jeffrey - Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein; Exclude Not Thyself: Thriving as a Covenant-Keeping Gay Latter-Day Saint by Skyler Sorensen

Mike - Gods and Generals by Jeff Shaara

Public Square Media Shout-out:

Family Bro Evening: The Strangite Sect with Trevor Harris Part 1


Hat tip for our title to this article: Did 'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds'' second season overdo the gimmicks?

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Liz -

Jeffrey - LDS Philosopher; Public Square articles by Jeffrey

Video editing by Liz Busby; Audio mastering by Carl Cranney

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