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Old 08-23-2009, 02:39 AM
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Depend on your perspective I guess - The point remains that the Federation will disadvantage a group of people to suit themselves.

Essentially those who stayed indeed made a choice - the same way the Federation chose to move a boundary that put them under another power against their will.

Just as they've broken the PD before, and agreed with Starfleet Captains who have done so.

I see it as one of those things where the PD gets held up or thrown down on the whim of the writers - so the INS plot remains pointless. It's like a PR excecise to remind us of what the PD was intended to be, but was not always shown as in practice thanks to several violations of it over the years.
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