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18. "RE: UF Universe Trivia"
In response to message #15
 
  
>Roddenberry wrote the TMP novelization himself, IIRC, so I think it's
>probably the most direct conduit to the frustration he must have felt
>pretty much daily at the fact that literally no one else
>involved in the development and production of Star Trek shared
>the full extent of his idealized vision. He had to sell it to the
>network as Wagon Train to the Stars and Wagon Train to the
>Stars
it has remained forevermore, in spite of his most
>strident efforts to steer it back onto what he considered its
>proper course, most notably in the early going of Next
>Generation
.

I have to wonder what he would have made of Iain M. Banks's Culture novels, which take his ideals to their logical extreme. The Federation sometimes seems like a precursor phase of a Culture-like civilization.


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 UF Universe Trivia [View All] Gryphonadmin May-30-17 TOP
   RE: UF Universe Trivia mdg1 May-30-17 1
   RE: UF Universe Trivia Gryphonadmin Jun-06-17 2
      RE: UF Universe Trivia VoidRandom Jun-06-17 3
      RE: UF Universe Trivia Mercutio Jun-07-17 4
          RE: UF Universe Trivia Gryphonadmin Jun-07-17 5
              RE: UF Universe Trivia Mercutio Jun-07-17 6
                  RE: UF Universe Trivia Gryphonadmin Jun-07-17 7
                      RE: UF Universe Trivia Mercutio Jun-08-17 9
                          RE: UF Universe Trivia Gryphonadmin Jun-08-17 10
                              RE: UF Universe Trivia Mercutio Jun-09-17 13
                                  RE: UF Universe Trivia Gryphonadmin Jun-09-17 15
                                     RE: UF Universe Trivia eriktown Jun-25-17 18
                                          RE: UF Universe Trivia mdg1 Jun-25-17 19
                                          RE: UF Universe Trivia Mercutio Jun-25-17 20
                                              RE: UF Universe Trivia CdrMike Jun-25-17 21
                                              RE: UF Universe Trivia Gryphonadmin Jun-25-17 22
                                              RE: UF Universe Trivia Mercutio Jun-25-17 23
                              RE: UF Universe Trivia rwpikul Jun-09-17 14
                      RE: UF Universe Trivia Matrix Dragon Jun-09-17 11
              RE: UF Universe Trivia jhosmer1 Jun-07-17 8
                  RE: UF Universe Trivia thorr_kan Jun-09-17 12
                      RE: UF Universe Trivia Star Ranger4 Jun-09-17 16
                          RE: UF Universe Trivia mdg1 Jun-10-17 17


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