Re: Does the Federation still exist in the 31+th century?
Having served as a receptionist and staff assistant myself, I'm curious about what's so "stupid" about the idea. Or, for that matter, how a computer could be expected to keep an office running while the principals are preoccupied.
Having assistants is not a sign of a repressive economy or ideology. Disrespecting
assistants and not providing good compensation for their services is a sign of a repressive economy or ideology.
"Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic Socialism, as I understand it." - George Orwell, 1946