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Battlestar Galactica S2:E5, “The Farm”

Spoiler alert.

Season 2, Episode 5 of Battlestar Galactica is called, “The Farm.” Kara Thrace wakes up in a ‘hospital’ which turns out to be a breeding ground run by Cylons.

She is asked by a woman prisoner to cut the power and kill her, because she “can’t live like these. We’re baby machines.”

Kara and, hopefully, the viewers are sickened and probably enraged at this disgusting mistreatment of human beings. They should be.

The same goes for our treatment of animals. The same garbage discrimination is used by humans to enslave animals in real life as was used by Cylons to enslave and breed humans in Battlestar.

Hulu offers the show if you’re willing to watch 90 minutes of commercials first. Here, I’ve embedded the scene for your viewing pleasure:



One Response

  1. Bea Elliott says:

    Does art imitate life or life imitate art? A chilling thought.

    This BG episode reminds me of this short video: Industrial Slaughter
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=LdB-uYuCxlI

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