No other (pop culture) phenomenon has influenced my life as much as Star Trek has; from interests, to personal life, to work, and personal views.
It is also safe to say that the world wouldn't be the same without it, the progress it has caused in so many ways, and the amount of people of all walks of life it has inspired. Even NASA's space program got a huge boost in the 1960s and onward because of it.
The most important thing to consider, and keep in mind, because it is still as current and important as ever, is that our world, the universe, and existence itself as a whole, truly is an...
Infinite Diversity In Infinite Combinations.
Since there is no way I could have come up with something better, I will dedicate the following piece to this very special day:
Let's keep on boldly going, and hopefully, one day soon, someone will be writing their first message from a habitat on Luna or Mars.