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Old 11-30-2008, 03:27 PM
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That was one thing I found quite interesting and (and at some level, possibly disconcerting as well) was that there appeared to be no "push" for rank.

In the modern military, if you don't achieve a certain rank within a certain time frame, you are kicked out, essentially for being "unmotivated", whereas in Starfleet, a man of Picard's age can reach the rank of Lieutenant and stop...no more advancement, but apparently, no recriminations either. (Refering to the TNG episode "Tapestry")
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