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Old May 3 2013, 09:49 PM   #29
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Re: Why so few people come from the colonies...?

JirinPanthosa wrote: View Post
Honestly there probably should be very few purebreds of any sort left on Federation planets.
Given the Federation's two centuries of existence, "purebreds" would likely still be the norm. However, species that had been making babies together for extended periods prior to the Federation's creation might have at least a small percentage of their population be of mixed heritage.

Gov Kodos wrote: View Post
The colonials are the cast offs, and inferior, the folks everyone once said 'go west' in the Americas.
But the emigrants would also be a brain drain on the "old world" that is Earth, The colonies would also bleed off the adventurists, the non-conformists, the free spirits and many of the people who are creative and form new ideas.

Zefram Cochrane seems to have left fairly quickly.

Melakon wrote: View Post
Not just ethnic groups, but others too, like those who leave to escape religious persecution.
Or the culturally persecution, people who want to advance in a direction the rest (majority) of society doesn't wish to.

In which case, we just nuke the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.
It's hard to accept diversity, when it's diversity that you don't agree with.

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