Selfish Altruism in Orphan Black

Selfish Altruism in Orphan Black Edwardo Pérez The implicit argument throughout every episode of Orphan Black is that a clone is a clone in physical appearance only – and even then, the physical appearance isn’t an exact duplication. In other words, for Orphan Black, cloning is no different from what occurs with multiple births (twins…

Red Dwarf and the Gift of Life

Red Dwarf and the Gift of Life by Zoran Kojcic Red Dwarf is a British sci-fi sitcom that follows the adventures of the last human being in the universe, David Lister. Because he was being held in suspended animation as a punishment, Lister survived a massive accident on a mining space ship, Red Dwarf. After…