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Star Wars vs. Star Trek

In Star Wars, the State is the enemy and the Rebellion is a libertarian/anarchocapitalist-religious fundamentalist utopia that glorifies asymmetric warfare/terrorism while in Star Trek, the State is a (mostly) benevolent democratic socialist utopia that emphasizes diplomacy and peacemaking.

Perhaps ironically, the former fantasy aligns more with conservative/authoritarian/imperialist ideologies while the latter aligns more with progressive/egalitarian/anti-imperialist/post-colonialist ideologies.

The Essential Difference Between Star Wars and Star Trek • 2016 Jan 21 • Charlie Jane Anders • io9

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