Parkes is promoting the idea that Q is a quantum computer able to predict the future and that we should trust the Plan (i.e. Q's plan). That is BS. Penny Kelly is a psychic whose followers pay to hear her crypto currencies predictions.
If you have not watched the series WestWorld on HBO, you should. Especially this who Quantum computer thing.
To be honest I think that this world is a simulation that is basically to test the rationality of subjects who are forced to endure perpetual bullshit to see if were capable of some middle management job on a space ship in the future.
"Call Me Ishmael" -Ishmael, A character from the book "Moby Dick" 1851. "Call Me Fishmeal" -Osama Bin Laden, A character created by the CIA, and the world's Hide And Seek Champion 2001-2011. -Tommythemadartist