Not Very Logical: Vulcan Society is Sexist, Racist, & Probably Homophobic Too

I’m on something of a Trek kick right now, and I have a lot of feelings about Vulcans. While in the Star Trek universe Earth is supposed to be a utopia where everyone is equal, other species in the Federation are extremely far from a utopia. Though Vulcans are humanity’s biggest allies in the Federation and profess a philosophy of stoicism and logic, I have found them a┬ábit illogical. Mostly because I don’t think a society with such extreme prejudices is logical.

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So let’s talk about everything that is wrong with Vulcan society, and thus everything that is wrong with our own.

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Fanfiction Fridays: seperis’s Reboot Series

It’s been quite some time since I’ve recced a Star Trek fanfic, and even longer since I’ve been active in the fandom, but I’ve been meaning to recommend this fic for ages and the time has finally come.

Spock_&_Kirk_Mind-MeldAuthor seperis’s Reboot series is made up of a few separate fics all set as part of the same storyline/universe. The first part, You’ll Get There in the End (It Just Takes a While), is a pon farr fic, but it puts a spin on the trope in a way I haven’t seen in other fics. Continue reading