Re: ultimate reasoning behind prime directive ?
Dale Sams wrote:
Heh. You mean Kirk had it worked out,: "I save her, save her kid, get rid of Maab and get her back on the throne...and get her to sign over those mineral rights to us." I like it!
It was either that or allow the Klingons to gain the rights and likely roll in and take over the planet in the long run.
"...the most elementary and valuable statement in science, the beginning of wisdom, is I do not know." - Lt. Commander Data, "Where Silence Has Lease"