“Conservatives uphold voluntary community, quite as they oppose involuntary collectivism.” Russell Kirk – Ten Conservative Principles Awhile back I wrote a brief series on the conservative principle of variety, noting how Star Trek foretold a future in which barriers of culture, religion, class, nationalities, and politics had given way to global uniformity. This conformity was often celebrated in the series as a noteworthy achievement in the advancement of the human species. Interestingly, the series depicted another kind of uniformity that was portrayed as diabolical. As one of the most memorable villains of the Star Trek franchise, the Borg represented an existential threat to the utop
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