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  1. robotcosmonaut:

A Romantic Map of Scotland, 1947
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  2. ds9vgrconfessions:

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[The Jack Pack shows a very dark side of the utopian Federation. They are mentally ill because of what was done to them as children. They’re removed from their families and society and incarcerated in the Institute for their entire lives. They’re treated like children, and receive NO medical care whatsoever for their mental illnesses. Bashir is the only one who sees the injustice - everyone else, even Sisko, sort of shrugs and basically says “Yeah, it’s wrong, but what can you do?”]

That’s not entirely fair. There is no cure for their condition (people are working on it though, like Bashir), and the reason they are isolated is what people like them have done in the past. Frankly, when their first exposure to the outside world results in them nearly betraying the entire Federation, it’s understandable why people think its a good idea to lock them up. Also, as Worf points out, if people like them are allowed to compete freely, it would pressure other parents to modify their children etc. Also, we don’t know that they are removed from their families. Their families could visit them at the institute etc. And lets not forget the Eugenics wars. People like them did try to take over. Given their attitude of being the next best thing to gods, it is understandable why. What would you do in the Federation’s situation. 

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    [The Jack Pack shows a very dark side of the utopian Federation. They are mentally ill because of what was done to them as children. They’re removed from their families and society and incarcerated in the Institute for their entire lives. They’re treated like children, and receive NO medical care whatsoever for their mental illnesses. Bashir is the only one who sees the injustice - everyone else, even Sisko, sort of shrugs and basically says “Yeah, it’s wrong, but what can you do?”]

    That’s not entirely fair. There is no cure for their condition (people are working on it though, like Bashir), and the reason they are isolated is what people like them have done in the past. Frankly, when their first exposure to the outside world results in them nearly betraying the entire Federation, it’s understandable why people think its a good idea to lock them up. Also, as Worf points out, if people like them are allowed to compete freely, it would pressure other parents to modify their children etc. Also, we don’t know that they are removed from their families. Their families could visit them at the institute etc. And lets not forget the Eugenics wars. People like them did try to take over. Given their attitude of being the next best thing to gods, it is understandable why. What would you do in the Federation’s situation. 

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  3. scifigeneration:

    Radio and television broadcasting may be only a brief passing phase in our technological development. When we imagine alien civilizations broadcasting signals with radio telescopes, are we any different from earlier generations who imagined riding cannon shells to the moon? Civilizations even slightly more advanced than ours may have already moved on to some other mode of communication, one that we have yet to discover or even imagine. Their messages could be swirling all around us at this very moment, but we lack the means to perceive them just as all of our ancestors, up to a little more than a century ago, would have been oblivious to the most urgent radio signal from another world. 

    But there’s another more troubling possibility: Civilizations, like other living things, may only live so long before perishing due to natural causes, or violence, or self-inflicted wounds. Whether or not we ever make contact with intelligent alien life may depend on a critical question: What is the life expectancy of a civilization?

    - Episode 11: The Immortals, Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey

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  4. ohyesverynice:

https://www.behance.net/gallery/19103303/ETHOS-Redefined
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  5. sciencefictiongallery:

Earle Bergey - This Way To Mars, 1951.

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    Earle Bergey - This Way To Mars, 1951.

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  6. veralynn23:

    Bonsai Tree Houses by Takanori Aiba

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  7. mountstar:

    Types of matter

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  8. ekarusryndren:

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    chemical reaction

    *how to spawn demons: a beginner’s guide to chemistry

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    Gemma Correll, on Tumblr

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  10. fer1972:

    Photography, Space and Food: The Art of Dina Belenko

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