I'd been looking forward to watching this series since I completed my second straight through viewing of Battle Star Gallactica. I was really interested in the origins of the Cylons, how they came about... what stupid mistakes did humanity make?
|What I'm hoping to learn is "How did this...|
|deserve to become this?"|
Without giving too much away, since there may be others out there like me who are sometimes slow to watch certain programs, I'll lay out the pieces that are going to make this interesting.
The first piece is a biggie, Ethics (morals). Since this is a BSG precursor we can expect this ethical issue to arise in the form of Religion. And it has. The issues brought up in just the first episode are quite poignant, and I'm waiting to see how they are going to be used, going to unfold.
The next one is, Epistemology. Knowledge. How do we know a thing? What are our grounds for accepting it? This is going to be quite interesting in the series. This will link with the prior issue of Ethics when discussing such things as; 'What is normal/natural?' 'What constitutes life?' 'Abomination or not?'
And lastly, Cybernetics. I love good solid sci-fi. Robots are cool, what can I say? This is the realm of hard sci-fi. The more accurate they portray robots the more I will like the show. It will help though if they actually do research.
|I have less storage memory than an old 486.|
So we'll see where this goes. This could be very good, this also has the potential to be very bad...