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Old October 8 2013, 05:04 AM   #38
Bad Thoughts
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Re: USA and UK surviving into the Trek era

George Steinbrenner wrote: View Post
Why wouldn't countries like the US and UK still exist even in Trek's time? They're simply subdivisions of the larger whole: United Earth.
Sure, they could exist, but as what? Nation-states? Administrative territories? What kind of projects can they pursue? What laws can they make? Saying something simply exists is weak. A better question might be what became of the US after unification, and would be it recognizable to people today?

More Evidence the Soviet Union exists in the 24th century:

The SS Tsiolkovsky.
Isn't that a novelty gift from the Tsiolkovsky Museum? I believe you can see it there now.
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