King Daniel wrote:
I'd just as soon enjoy both rather than drive someone away.
The key here is enjoying both.
Personally, there are several different interpretations of Trek lore than I enjoy from one degree to another. Sadly, it seems that some feel that they can only enjoy their favorite interpretation if it is at the expense of someone else's.
"Canon is only important to certain people because they have to cling to their knowledge of the minutiae. Open your mind! Be a Star Trek fan and open your mind and say, 'Where does Star Trek want to take me now'." - Leonard Nimoy