Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 2, Episode 15

Paradise (13 Feb. 1994)

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Sisko and Chief O'Brien discover a colony that lives without technology.

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Sisko and O'Brien are surveying the area surrounding the wormhole to look for habitable planets. They are stunned to find there's already a colony present in the Orellius system. After beaming down they find out none of their technology is working anymore, they can't beam back. It seems a duonetic field is preventing all EM activity. The villagers are survivors of a personnel transport that crashed down on the surface ten years ago. Alixus, a woman that seems in charge of the group of people, tells of their pride in achieving to survive without using any technology. While Sisko suspects a rescue party will come soon, Alixus is convinced they're here to stay for a while and urges them to adapt to the group and abandon technology. Written by Arnoud Tiele (imdb@tiele.nl)

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Jim Trombetta based his original idea for the episode on the anti-technology philosophy of the Khmer Rouge of Southeast Asia. See more »

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When Joseph introduces Miles and Ben to his wife, Alixus, she addresses Miles correctly, even though Joseph doesn't say who is Miles and who is Ben. See more »

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Cassandra: You lied to us. You've been lying to us for ten years!
Alixus: Yes. But perhaps a lie can lead to a more important truth.
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Planet of the Luddites.
18 December 2014 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

In the early 19th century, a group of artisans found their way of life threatened by new technologies--particularly when it came to weaving. So, in reaction, many of these so-called 'Luddites' went on an anti-technology crusade--destroying new equipment and seeking the old ways. Today, the term generally refers to anyone who is anti-technology--just like the planet where O'Brien and Sisko crash. Here they find a group of humans who have rejected technology and have created a simpler agrarian lifestyle. It seems idyllic...at first. However, soon it becomes obvious that this settlement is being run by a very controlling and strange woman who will do anything to ensure that the two follow their lifestyle as well. Can the pair manage to escape the clutches of this cult-like settlement?

I really liked this episode. It was creepy but also an interesting look at cult-like groups. Well worth seeing and pretty mind- blowing.


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