Re: Yesterday's Enterprise: How is the Federation Losing So Badly?
Ultimately I think it comes down to the fact that the Federation and Klingons essentially have completely opposite philosophies. The fact that they were ever able to reach a peace whatsoever is remarkable to me.
"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures to satiate desires both subtle and gross; but it's not for the timid." - Q