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    The United States of America has been at war since 2001. The two campaigns are known as Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraq Freedom. Since the beginning, there has been over 1.5 million troops deployed to the region (Savitsky, Illingsworth, & Dulaney, 2009). It does not matter what the job is, the chances that a soldier will experience a form of trauma is almost guaranteed. It was no different for Lieutenant Commander Heidi Kraft. In her book, Rule Number Two: Lessons I Learned in a Combat Hospital, she discusses the trauma that she experienced in her seven months in Iraq, along with effects it had on her when she first returned back to the states. Dr. Heidi Kraft was a psychologist Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy. She was deployed to an Alpha Surgical Hospital stationed in Al Asad, Iraq. She was a member of the Combat Stress Platoon, along with four other members, a psychiatrist, psychologist, and psych technicians. Her main position was to assess for trauma related effects from the trauma that was witnessed or occurred to the service members, along with an informant. She was not only a confident to wounded soldiers that came into the surgical unit, but also her colleagues and other ranking officials that were trying to deal with the happenings of members within their unit. Lt. Commander Dr. Kraft was professional with all her dealings with the service members. She might have been dealing with her own images, she did not let her emotions interfere…

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    “I know you can do better.” No matter how great something might be, things can still go wrong. Do not let this be the breaking point, instead, break the mold and continue to push the bar. Mentioned again is the ‘’head fake.’’ His programs allowed his students to have fun while learning something hard, or, completely mask what they were actually learning. These classes allowed him to focus on people and learning to work in groups. One of his most important lessons from this is getting…

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    On the Subject of Quantum Teleportation “Beam me up, Scotty” Captain James T. Kirk exclaims, as he narrowly escapes a macabre fate at the hands of the Klingon army. A beam of light is cast down onto the captain, instantaneously transporting him aboard the safety of his own starship. This technology, employing the use of teleportation, has saved many U.S.S. Enterprise crew members lives’ throughout countless episodes of the Sci-Fi TV series Star Trek. Teleportation being largely fictional at the…

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    In the sketch you can see already there 's are negative connotations associated with "fandom" (which consists of taste, class and gender) the actors dressed like stereotype 'nerds ' as in wearing glasses, acting like shy and wearing Star Trek memorabilia e.g . We answered some questions that were given to us in the lectures for instance "what are the production team trying to about fandom" I wrote that it 's was an easy to follow so you could become a fan of the show easily, gatekeeper - so it…

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    Science Fiction is an extremely popular TV genre, with its proof being its long-running longevity through the history of television. There can also noticeably be three forms of science fiction; ‘stories of travel through space (to other worlds, planets, stars), stories of travel through time (into the past or into the future) and stories of imaginary technologies (machinery, robots, computers, cyborgs and cyber culture)’ (VIII, Roberts, Adam. 2006) it is through these three categories that…

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    creativity. Living in the country, I had the space and freedom to explore in nature and to live an active lifestyle. I had the privilege of experiencing childhood and play as it was “in the good ol’ days” before Western culture developed a screen dependency. The benefits of growing up screen-free greatly outweigh any negatives: missing references to pop culture has been the only downside of being raised screen-free, and even that is marginal. Parents interviewed about raising screen-free…

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    Star Trek vs. Star Wars Star Trek is an all American science fiction television series created in 1966. There are many novels over the Star Trek story also. Star Trek follows adventures in space of the starship USS Enterprise and its crew. Star Wars is an American science fiction film series released in 1977. Star Wars depicts the adventures of various characters “ a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.” There are books also over these movies too. Fandoms have been going at it for over 40…

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    "Space: The final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission: To explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before." In “Star Trek V: The Final Frontier,” the Enterprise is taken over by Spock's deluded half-brother Sybok, who believes that the moment of enlightenment will come after crossing the so-called Great Barrier at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. The ship is closely pursued…

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    Stark Trek is an American science fiction entertainment franchise that was created in 1966. Episode 9 of season 2 was called a The Measure of a Man, which aired on February 11th, 1989. In the episode Data resigns his commission rather than be dismantled for examination by a skilled scientist. A formal hearing is convened to determine whether Data is considered property without rights or a sentient being. The main point to take away from this episode is do we consider a machine, like Data, a…

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    In the genre of science fiction, authors and directors create new worlds of fantastic possibilities. Some of these worlds take place in our future, theorizing about things that are to come, while others take us to galaxies far, far away. Regardless of where or when the story takes place, particular conventions are always certain. One such convention is that when a new technology is central to the plot, the technology will cause harm. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan demonstrates this through the…

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