First things first, I’m no Trekkie by any means, heck I can barely speak a decent Klingon!
That being said, despite my best efforts to avoid being sucked into the black hole that is the Star Trek Fandom Universe, some general concepts, underlying themes and lead characters have made their way into my impressionable consciousness. You see, I do believe Star Trek was created upon fundamental, humanistic and universal themes; that if one were to look beyond the “geeky” sci-fi component, we would all find something we could wrap our heads around and appreciate.
That brings us to Captain Kirk’s right-hand man – the iconic Mr. Spock.
Spock has transcended Star Trek like Babe Ruth transcended baseball – you don’t need to have a grasp on the game to appreciate the Babe. If you’d ask me, I’d say yes the pointy ears and funny name had something to do with Spock’s…
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