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Old October 26 2012, 01:44 PM   #32
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Re: Why do the Klingons have equal technology to the Federation

Hando wrote: View Post
While it is true, doesn't it just show that the warriors dislike "all" non-warriors/for "civilians".
But the key is, in a society where the warrior class rules and its values are the ones that shape the nation's policies, that dislike is not "just" dislike, but a determining factor in how science and technology are treated in society as a whole. Heck, just look at the current US Congress and you'll see that if the people in power have a negative attitude toward science and innovation, it can have a seriously harmful impact on scientific progress in a nation, due to a lack of funding and support for scientific institutions and education and the promotion of laws and policies based on scientifically illegitimate beliefs.
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