I have just finished a 6 year project that pays homage to and tells the history of the Million Year Picnic comic book in Harvard Square, just stone’s throw from Harvard University.
The problem is religion, divinity, spirituality, etc. serve to bring clarity to the unknown. God was the creator of a world and species without origin. When the origin is found e.g. The Big Bang or evolution, that component of God is no longer necessary, his power diminished, and the resolve religion gave shaken. …
One of the little explored aspects of the Star Trek universe is the world outside of Star Fleet. A world, which we are told has no famine, poverty and no money. But is a moneyless world plausible even in Star Trek? I'd say, speculatively, yes.