Re: When did the perception of Insurrection change?
They could have apologized and returned to the planet 100 or 50 years before the film.
Apologize for what exactly? Apologize for wanting to be explorers? Apologize for not wanting to live like Luddites?
"If I hadn't tried, the cost would have been my soul." - Admiral James T. Kirk, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock