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Old September 19 2012, 03:53 PM   #54
DonIago
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Re: Prime Directive problem with "Homeward"

Who are we to assume that the Boraalans would consider any degree of contamination preferable to extinction? If you want a precedent, the Caeliar as a species would rather go extinct than abandon their pacifism. If one is willing to abandon their morals in the face of extinction, then one should also be willing to admit that their morals are...flexible.

I assume I don't even have to point out that it's dangerous to assume that any degree of cultural contamination can be reversed.
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