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On The Symbolism of Being Assimilated

August 14, 2012

A friend calls my attention to this CNET article about a Borg-cube themed grooms cake:

Noting the various ships fighting the Borg cube, the CNET author supposes that “gathering of alien species united for a common cause is a metaphor for the unity of a wedding, or something like that.”  I guess that’s a more charitable interpretation than the more obvious one, which is that the groom sees the wedding as a process of assimilation in which he is losing his individuality and free will as his personality is subsumed into a collective entity called marriage, but perhaps I read too much into it.

(H/T Aaron)

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  1. gregallbright permalink
    August 29, 2012 2:16 pm

    I like your interpretation better.

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