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Old September 25 2013, 10:51 PM   #36
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Re: Equinox

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To be honest, Equinox is one of my favourite episodes of Star Trek, partly due to the controversy surrounding it and also due to the fact that....I actually agree and sympathize with Janeway in it.

In her situation, I think I would have been just as personally affronted as she was. Of course her actions were not right, perhaps not even ethical....but I think she was justified.
So it's alright to break humanity's virtues by giving in to thoughts of revenge and murder when someone breaks humanity's virtues?
No, I find what you are saying to be melodramatic. She apprehended one of her own species who was comiting genocide, along with a crew who complied with it.

She was justified in using force to stop further deaths. The political repurcussions for the UFP also have to be taken into account.
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