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5th Apr each year

First Contact Day celebrates the day that humanity first reached Warp speed in the ship the Phoenix and they were noticed by a passing Vulcan ship. And, humanity taking its first steps into a new frontier.

Space travel in science fiction often represents overcoming the confines of Earth, and aliens representing aspects of human nature. So, the Borg in that film can, for instance, represent paranoid people reckoning it would mean the enslavement of humanity, or even some of humanity trying to prevent it in order to enslave the rest of humanity.

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