08 Sep '12, 5pm

5 Reasons George Takei is Out of this World Awesome

5 Reasons George Takei is Out of this World Awesome

With September 8 being the 46th anniversary of the debut of that much loved sci-fi series Star Trek, it seemed only right to take this opportunity as an excuse to talk about the amazing George Takei. Here’s why: 5) He’s a Collector of Memes and Fights Internet Censorship George Takei is a social media heavyweight, and he is also a voracious collector of memes. As someone who spends quite a lot of time on the Internet, I consider it a rare day should I stumble on something that George Takei has not already posted to his Facebook page . Here he talks about how he built his social media platform and how he uses it for his causes: However, when sites like Reddit and Wikipedia “went dark” earlier this year to protest so-called anti-piracy bills like SOPA, Takei joined them, saying , “There are already laws in place to deal with copyright infringement within the U.S., but so far...

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