“Legends … are the spice of the universe, Mr. Data, because they have a way of sometimes coming true.”
Captain Picard in Star Trek TNG: “Haven”
I stumbled upon this beautiful video by Plumbline Pictures showing the humanism Star Trek was all about:
Unfortunately, I doubt you find much of it left (and yeah, sometimes it was a bit too optimistic, but that’s the point). Considering how “Star Trek Beyond” looks and the attempts to shut down fan films — yep, Star Trek has become mainstream and lost its soul.
But the memory still remains, and Star Trek’s soul might one day be rekindled.