“Star Trek Fleet Command” Reveals Why We’re Doomed and How We’ll Save Ourselves

Group psychology is terrifying and wonderful

Star Trek Fleet Command interface on a mobile device. Screenshot by the author. Look at all the buttons STFC wants you to check.

In June 2021, my six-year-old son (now seven) talked me into downloading the mobile game, Star Trek Fleet Command. He wanted to play the game on his iPad while I played it on my phone.

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Eric Sentell

Eric Sentell

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