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Old February 4 2012, 09:31 PM   #850
Deranged Nasat
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Re: TheGodBen Revisits Deep Space Nine

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I know well the guilt that arises when you don't act to assert your ethical and philosophical beliefs, but I know too that people can be hurt, and hurt greatly, if you're not very careful in how you express yourself.
But in this case Nog's actions have already caused offence to one person directly and two others indirectly. While I don't subscribe to the idea of an eye for an eye, if a reaction to his offensiveness causes him offence then that's his problem. Jake and the others tried to act somewhat diplomatically in the beginning, but Nog didn't want to take the hint.
Fair point. As I say, I can definitely understand your objections to how the subplot was handled.
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