Meta Treks 39: Something Borrowed, Something Blue / by Trek fm

Return to Tomorrow.

Running Time: 1 hour 19 minutes 36 seconds
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In this episode of Meta Treks, hosts Zachary Fruhling and Mike Morrison continue the discussion from The Ready Room episode 201 about the Original Series episode "Return to Tomorrow." Zachary and Mike discuss the core philosophical themes of this TOS episode, including mind-body dualism, trans-humanism and future evolution, dependence on technology, sensualism and physical embodiment, and this TOS episode's commentary on religion and the afterlife.


Welcome to Episode 39 (00:01:06)
Initial Thoughts on "Return to Tomorrow" (00:02:06)
Synopsis of "Return to Tomorrow" (00:10:21)
Mind-Body Dualism (00:14:28)
Trans-humanism and Future Human Evolution (00:18:47)
Dependence on Technology (00:28:09)
Sensualism and Embodiment (00:35:29)
Oblivion and the Afterlife (00:44:16)
Risk is Our Business (00:59:53)
Final Thoughts (01:06:44)


Zachary Fruhling and Mike Morrison


Mike Morrison (Editor and Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Patrick Devlin (Associate Producer) Kay Elizabeth Janeway (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager)