Spaceships and Politics

Spaceships and Politics

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Spaceships and Politics: The Political Theory of Rod Serling examines the political themes in The Twilight Zone. In this unique show, Rod Serling used fantasy and the supernatural to explore political ideas such as capital punishment, the individual and the state, war, conformity, the state of nature, prejudice, and alienation. He used aliens and machines to understand human nature. This book looks at Serling's mechanistic view of the world and emphasis on fear through Hobbesian themes like diffidence and automata.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 168 pages
  • Lexington Books
  • United States
  • English
  • 0739150502
  • 9780739150504

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