Also war is visceral and makes you want the good stuff all the time because you could die tomorrow.
If Voyager really had been NuBSG like some people wanted there would have been a lot more action. Then again the holodeck is the ultimate tv so perhaps not. I bet there were studies in medical journals about how the holodeck is wiping out people's (real) sex lives. Not just because of all the porn, but because of how time consuming that kind of recreation is.
O'Brien: Not tonight dear, I have the Alamo.