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Old 11-25-2008, 02:44 PM
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Originally Posted by TJJones View Post
I always thought it was a bit hokey that Starfleet would change its symbol for one incredibly-famous starship (considering that there were probably incredibly-famous starships once a generation).
The idea that Roddenberry proprosed was that no other starship was as incrediblyfamous (and history-making) as the Enterprise though and that was the reason why its insignia was chosen to represent the entire fleet.

Given that the Federation was in something of a cold war with both the Klingons and the Romulans at the time, the decision was probably more of a public relations thing than anything else.
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