King Daniel wrote:
They are not "artistic elements" that "look cool" they are EVIDENCE. I'm working from what the films show us, and the people who made the damn thing tell us. You are working from obsolete assumptions and nothing else. It's the Trekkie equivalent of saying the Earth is 4000 years old.
You're absolutely right, of course, but then you do research and apply logic. The "young Earth trekkies" just know what they know 'cause, uh, they're pretty sure they know it somehow.