Talk to your kids about…
Star Trek Into Darkness
Kirk seems to think that the rules don’t apply to him. Does this contribute to his success? Are rules sometimes limiting? On the other hand how do rules protect individuals as well as society’s stability? What are the consequences, if any, that Kirk experiences for his behavior? How does Kirk’s attitude toward rules differ from Spock’s?
What drives Kirk to hunt down the man who attacked the Federation headquarters? Can anger or desires for revenge lessen a person’s ability to make sound judgments?
How does the Prime Directive influence the decisions and activities of the Enterprise crew? Do you have a “prime directive” that guides the decisions in your life?