Tag: ethics

Episode 85: Using Trek to Teach Empathy

Troi as Goddess of Empathy

Our crew discusses Star Trek episodes like “Devil in the Dark”, “Duet” and “I, Borg” that challenge the show’s characters – and viewers – to learn empathy. Download Now (right-click and save)  Hosts: Grace, Jarrah and Sue Editor: Jarrah Notes…

Bev’s Best Moments – Celebrating #BevCrusherDay

“I don’t understand Doctor Who. Never seen it. All I hear is people asking, ‘Who’s your Doctor?’ Well, you know who my doctor is? Beverly Crusher.“ -Me, World Con 2011 (before watching any Doctor Who) Beverly Cheryl Howard Crusher has been…

Episode 38: Disability and Ableism in Trek

Melora and Geordi La Forge

Special guest Karissa Mehr joins us to discuss how Trek has represented characters with physical disabilities, from Captain Pike to Melora, and of course Geordi La Forge. Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Jarrah, Sue and Andi Guest: Karissa Mehr…