Re: My view on a new Trek series.
I agree with C.E. A jump in time is what really worked for TNG, it allowed it to not be beholden to that continuity.
But where does that leave the technology on the show at?
If they are aware
, clever, and creative enough they will include elements of this:
For good measure why it should be so:
Good plots,casting, etc are a given, I'm talking about realistic world building.
It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. Carl Sagan