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Old April 23 2013, 05:00 PM   #61
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Re: Why is the Federation so dumb?

Hartzilla2007 wrote: View Post
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Whether you like it or not, the Federation simply is not as militaristic as modern Western societies.
They don't have to be as militaristic as modern Western societies, they just need the level of militarism that the TOS Federation's Starfleet had.
THIS. I'm tired of the Federation learning of a threat and then doing nothing until it's too late. You know things are bad when the guys who created a bioweapon to genocide an entire species in charge of an interstellar empire are the most competent, logical, and clearminded people working for the good guys.
A business man and engineer discuss how to launch a communications satellite in the 1960s:
Biz Dev Guy: Your communications satellite has to be the size, shape, and weight of a hydrogen bomb.
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