I'm just trying to make sense of all the time-traveling business and retcons in the Star Trek universe. You're not supposed to "learn" anything from anyone not involved in creating the franchise, obviously. You don't have to be rude about it. It's just for fun.
As for the links, that's really annoying. They work fine on my end but I can see that they don't work for other people. Let me try something else:
I also edited my post to shorten the timeline.