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Old March 7 2013, 04:16 PM   #42
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Re: Cardassian society - enforcement or preference?

Nerys Ghemor wrote: View Post
While I can see that argument to some extent, I would also remind everyone that there is known to be shared genetic material between some of the Alpha Quadrant races. Humans, Klingons, Cardassians, and Romulans/Vulcans are specifically known to share genetics. This means (IMHO) that their motivations, while varying somewhat, are not going to diverge anywhere near as (for instance) a Founder's or a Tholian's. Some commonality should be expected.
Humans share 98%+ of their DNA with a chimp, 90% with a baboon, 80% with a cow and 50% with a banana.

How's yer banana/human comparative ethics essay going?
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