My Name Is Legion wrote:
Funny, my "belief is suspended indefinitely" whenever I see the Enterprise travel somewhere faster than light, send people down to a planet using a teleporter and then have them encounter creatures virtually indistinguishable from human beings living in societies which are simplistic parallels of human cultures.
Also, the trousers.
All of those things, including the trousers, are props and tools used to create the setting required for the situation or story at hand. They do not have to deal with the morals and principles that the characters demonstrate. You can go along with silly looking space ships and toy guns but it's hard to go along with unrealistically good intentions.