Vieux Normand wrote:
I stand by my opinion.
To which you are, of course, quite welcome.
Some are interested in "human relationships" or whatever.
They want to know how, exactly, Wesley intones: "Ughh...z'at mean I get to go to the academy
???!!?" or "D-uh saucer-section's a sitting duck
Others, for some reason, find more fascination in ship design--and various fun ways in which said ships can space crew members of enemy vessels, leaving the latter to die in agony in the fragrant vacuum of the void.
Regardless of the specificities involved, it's all about the positive values advanced by Star Trek
: the conquest of alien systems, stripping of resources from defenseless planets and total subjugation of inferior races.
And then there are those of us who both understand that story and characters are far more relevant than the straw man you set up, and
want the technical aspects of the ship to make sense and remain consistent.