Empathy has very practical real life applications, like making it possible to understand the motivations of the captains on the opposing side, and adjust strategy accordingly.
The result? Keep reading! 🙂
On the 2nd of September, 2261, the drums beat for war, and the time has finally come to rescue Earth from a dictator. While Captain Sheridan plays steal-a-car prep, Londo hopes for forgiveness. Too soon. As G’Kar himself said about acknowledging change and redemption in another, and Brother Theo put in different words:
Meanwhile, at Proxima 3, the fate of the war hangs on a man’s decision not to be a hypocrite, when it may well cost him his life:
“What does your conscience tell you?”
“Negative, Fleet Command. The Vesta will not engage in support of illegal orders.”
And, in tears of joy and wonder, mingled with not a little bit of fear, “here ends the lesson.”
Last Monday’s review was s4e14: Minbari Mondays (B5:s4e14) “Moments of Transition” On Following Illegal Orders? ,
Next Minbari Monday will review: s4e16: Minbari Mondays (B5:s4e16) “Exercise of Vital Powers” Against The “Other” …
Nih sakh sh’lekk, sleem wa.
I come in peace, I am your friend.
1.) Share your thoughts on how we Human Beings might start to build a more fully inclusive society for all of us, and how this episode of Babylon 5 could help that process.
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