Re: Star Trek: TNG - Hive already has continuity flaw
how can you even use the term “real-world common sense,” when dealing with time-travel, something that is fantasy?
Because he was using the phrase "real-world common sense" in describing the creative intentions of Star Trek writers re stories set in the distant future, not how temporal physics would hypothetically work.
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