If Section 9 was Real, Would the World Be a Better Place?

Section 9 is a counterterrorist organization, but operates under the flag of Public Security. Although not explicitly voiced in the series, I see the team as policing more than violent criminals, but in fact, the culture that enables the violent criminals. Does this depiction of futuristic law enforcement have resonance with regards to our own future? How do we make that transition from the primal darkness we’re mired in now to that better tomorrow? Because we are imperfect, and need to be corrected. … More If Section 9 was Real, Would the World Be a Better Place?

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Future Soldiers: A Survey of Military Science-Fiction

“Fiction is a tool of the imaginative process. Fiction allows us to imagine the details of reality-as-it-might happen in order to understand potential consequences of decisions that we need, or might need, to make. It helps us imagine how current trends might play out or how new innovations might have an impact. As a tool, fiction is cousin to war-gaming. It creates opportunities to play out potential scenarios and prepare for them.” … More Future Soldiers: A Survey of Military Science-Fiction

Ep. 83 – Casual Fridays: Finding Your Station

Rapists and murderers will always have their defenders and enablers, but hypocrites are destined to burn. I mean, look at how much emphasis people put on politicians who quote unquote flip-flop on their ideals. I don’t even understand how that’s conceptually relevant, never mind the most relevant. I’m not saying Hilary Clinton will make a great president, and frankly I don’t know what a great president really means, but let’s be clear – nobody has ever experienced what she has, lived the life of a woman on that level of politics, so maybe, our judgment of her can never truly be final. And maybe, it’s been too quick. … More Ep. 83 – Casual Fridays: Finding Your Station