Peter B. Lloyd was trained in science and software engineering but has a passion for philosophy, and has published several articles and books bringing philosophy out of academia. After more than a decade in university research—first in solar engineering and then in clinical trials at Oxford University—he has worked for several years as a freelance software developer. He runs his own consultancy business, which also trades as Whole-Being Books to publish books written by himself and his wife Deborah Marshall-Warren. He has previously contributed to the Smart Pops series in Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy, and Religion in The Matrix and The Man from Krypton: A Closer Look at Superman. His most recent project is Metatopia, a series of video interviews with people working on the frontiers of consciousness. www.peterblloyd.org
M U A C – S I G Briefing
from So Say We All
This is one essay from the anthology So Say We All
The science fiction television series “Battlestar Galactica” is known for raising thought-provoking questions concerning martial law, artificial intelligence, power and corruption, and ultimately what it means to be human. What ethical complexities come into play when one mistake could mean the annihilation of the human race? How do you maintain faith in the Gods when you’re involved in an Armageddon of your own creation? What is the distinction between a terrorist and a freedom fighter? These questions are given an intelligent and insightful examination in this engaging collection of essays.
About the Author
Richard Hatch has portrayed “Battlestar Galactica’s” Apollo and Tom Zarek. A Golden Globe Award nominee, he is a veteran actor on screen—films and television—as well as the stage.