Captain Tracy wrote:
Exactly spot-on. Again, it is all about PERSPECTIVES. That is probably the best summation of the likely attitude which Spock has to deal with on a ship full of humans.
Again though, it makes him a hypocrite because he knows full well that the Vulcans used to be far worse than Humanity ever was.
So? He's never exactly kept that to himself. He's more than happy to tell people Vulcans were bad ass crazy back in the day. He uses it a teaching moment.
Do we bring up the Vikings every time a Scandinavian criticizes the current behavior of another country?