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Old February 3 2013, 01:59 AM   #42
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Re: Is it smart to have families on the Enterprise-D?

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Children on board a military vessel -- dumbest idea ever.
But that's exactly the point -- it wasn't intended to be a military vessel.
And yet it was bristling with weapons and often came under attack from various adversaries such as the Borg, Romulans, Cardassians and a cranky Klingon or two ...

One of the less realistic aspects of Roddenberry's vision was the absence of deaths involving children and spouses who were not in Starfleet.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow.
Learn as if you were to live forever.
-- Mahatma Gandhi --
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