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Old May 4 2010, 12:39 PM   #236
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Re: Was Picard wrong in I,Borg?

Rojixus wrote: View Post
In I Borg, no one even mentioned the possibility that the weapon wouldn't work. How is it that you know more about the Borg than Geordi Laforge or Jean-Luc Picard? They didn't think their use of the weapon would "provoke" the Borg, why do you? What makes you such an authority of the Borg? Once again, IF YOU HAVE A WEAPON THAT COULD DESTROY AN ENEMY HELL-BENT ON DESTROYING YOUR CIVILIZATION, YOU ARE MORALLY OBLIGATED TO USE IT!

I've heard what Anwar thinks, is there anyone else who disagrees with the above sentiment?
I agree--100%.

If your enemy has made it clear that there can be no peace--if they have made it clear that it can only be you or them--you'd better darn well make sure it's you standing in the end.
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