Mark Gritter (markgritter) wrote,
Mark Gritter
markgritter

"Don't open that! It's an alien planet! Is there air? You don't know!"

We all know that Star Trek economics are laughable, but the episode mrissa and I watched tonight was just awful. ("Progress", ep 1x15.) "Let's ruin the atmosphere of a perfectly habitable moon in order to tap geothermal power from its core! After all, it would take a whole year to tap the power in a cleaner way." (And the number of homes mentioned as the recipients of the power was something ridiculously small, too.)
Tags: economics, rant, science fiction, television
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