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Old December 5 2011, 09:34 PM   #12
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Re: Can Data only receive order from Riker (& up) ?

The Festivus Toad wrote: View Post
milo bloom wrote: View Post
The Festivus Toad wrote:
A higher rank telling a lower rank what to do: order
A lower rank telling a higher rank what to do: suggestion
Picard could have still ignored Data's "suggestion" of lowering the shields, but at his own peril. One of the things you learn about command is learning when to blindly trust a subordinate.
One tends to always blindly trust Data.
Geordi did.

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