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Star Trek Beyond: Lessons for modern life abide below the bombast

Spock and awe: On its third journey, the latest Star Trek crew falls into an enemy’s clever trap

SOMETIME IN THE 1970S OR ’80S, before Internet trolls roamed the earth, TV’s original Star Trek got a bad name, or at least a lot of side eye, for spawning legions of nerdy, trivia-spouting loyalists who were boring at parties. Those were the days! Star Trek, as created by Gene Roddenberry, was an unapologetic expression of optimism, a vow of

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