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[–] [email protected] 11 points 1 month ago (1 children)

So much of my taste in movies and music has been formed by my dad sharing the things that he loves with me. I never would have listened to The Clash or Jim Croce, or watched movies like Dr Strangelove and North by Northwest if it wasn't for his recommendations.

[–] [email protected] 5 points 1 month ago (1 children)

Me too, and plenty of those are things that I've continued to love, like Star Trek.

I think it's important to have a connection with older cultural touchstones.

[–] [email protected] 3 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

My kid and I bonded a lot over Star Trek TNG, and I love that the show imparts a lot of wisdom and ethical lessons, which have become a part of my kid's personality, just as they became a part of my personality when I was younger than he is now.