Re: Roddenberry's Worst Ideas
Picard acts in the very opposite way. In "Who Watches the Watchers?" he encounters a civilization which is not even industrial and yet he is quite humble.
This is not about Picard, it is about politics. Left-winger embrace the economic vision of Trek while right-wingers detest it.
The illegal we do immediately; the unconstitutional takes a little longer. - former US Secretary of State and unconvicted war criminal Henry Kissinger