The Tao of Star Trek: Discovering Our Inner Selves Through Outer Space – What Sun Tzu and Lao Tzu Teach us about the Dueling Philosophies of War and Peace Illustrated in the Very Best Star Trek Stories provides parameters for each of us as we go about our daily lives in 2021 and beyond through a critical literacy approach to ninety of the best Star Trek stories in franchise history, covering the first three television series in Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek: The Animated Series and Star Trek: The Next Generation. If one understands the essence of The Tao Te Ching and The Art of War as guideposts, any individual can see the wisdom of the ideas of both Lao Tzu and Sun Tzu when applied to Trek character behavior in compelling stories that are a metaphors for daily lives in 2022 – 56 years after the first Gene Roddenberry episode broadcast on NBC in October of 1966. In The Tao of Star Trek, readers will find the ninety best stories of the first three Star Trek television series. In each one of this stories, proverbs or partial texts written by either Lao Tzu or Sun Tzu are used as guide posts to view character growth. Additionally, and perhaps most importantly, the reader will next have the opportunity to apply what they have learned in these stories in end of lesson exercises that should apply to their own life challenges.