And oddly, almost paradoxically, the subjects that invite the greatest "flame wars" are often the most important ones. Religion, politics, sexual equality... funny, but I seem to recall Gene R. saying that those were PRECICELY the things he wanted to comment on when he created TOS.
The problem lies not in our subjects, but within ourselves.
Number Two: Conform, Number Six! Conform!
Number Six: I will not be stamped, filed, indexed, briefed, debriefed, or numbered! I am a person.