How would it still be "Star Trek" without these elements? No strange new worlds, no new life and new civilization?
Warp drive is pretty magical, so no FTL travel?
What do you mean "more internal coherence"? For group a shows and films produced in a time that spans nearly five decades and by several different people its coherence, either by accident or design, is rather amazing.[/QUOTE]
1- see above
2- yes, but it is necessarry for the show
3-I mean a warp scale respected; for example