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Episode 138 – “Black Leather Jackets”

It is fascinating that some intelligent creatures from another planet, creatures far more advanced than any creatures on earth, are represented in this episode as members of a motorcycle gang, clad in black leather jackets. In the 1960s, and even … Continue reading

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Episode 129 – “Probe 7, Over and Out”

In popular culture, philosophy and religion are often lumped together. In the few remaining bricks-and-mortar bookstores, for example, there’s usually an area reserved for philosophy, religion and spirituality. You might find a book on the philosophy of language near a … Continue reading

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Episode 127 – “The Old Man in the Cave”

Imagine coming across an isolated group of individuals who avow their allegiance to someone they refer to as the old man in the cave, a man they admit they have never seen, but who communicates with them in the form … Continue reading

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Episode 118 – “On Thursday We Leave for Home”

Although it takes place a billion miles from earth, “On Thursday We Leave for Home” is decidedly about about problems that one need not travel one mile from the surface of the earth to discover. It is about how an … Continue reading

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Episode 89 – “To Serve Man”

If a race of creatures from space showed up on our doorstep, what should we do?  What do we normally do when we are confronted by individuals or groups who we don’t know?  What should they do? How should they … Continue reading

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