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Old August 26 2013, 02:28 PM   #30
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Re: Would Q allow humanity or federation to be dstroyed?

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The humanity angle always bothered me, The Federation is a multi-species organization, as is Starfleet. it makes little sense to single out humans. Or is it really a "Homo Sapiens-only club"?
It has never been about the Federation, it has always been about humanity. Humans are the main reason for the Federation being as powerful as it has become. Besides, you can't expect the audience to care about the unseen alien races that rarely appear onscreen.
I still think having Q single out humans on a Federation ship is poor writing and runs counter to the setting of the show.
Q took an interest in the human species. He couldn't have cared less what political alliance they belonged to. That would just be lines on a map that was drawn by ants.
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