Much like . . . just about every other mainstream seriesNew Star Trek honchos tell star: No mentioning God; we want a universe where He doesn’t existBy Dan Calabrese —— Bio and Archives August 4, 2017Comments | Print This | Subscribe | Email Us
I’ve been talking for nearly four years about the universe of mainstream television, where God doesn’t exist and plays no serious role in anyone’s life. In fact, you will often hear television characters refer to “the universe” itself as their de facto god.
So it’s no surprise to me that the new Star Trek series is applying the exact same principle, and doing so quite literally, to the point where an ad lib by star Jason Issacs was smacked down because it included the phrase “for God’s sake.” Mainstream television isn’t just disregarding God. It’s militantly going to war against even the most offhand reference to Him:…………………