That's the ***** in the scenario though. They're driven to act because they become disenfranchised by the Federation. Nobody wants to die but it ends up inevitable because it's a situation that can't be reduced to a answer that works for everyone involved.
Violence ends up the recourse. Because humans don't always think before they do.
'If the Apocalypse starts, beep me!' - Buffy Summers
'The sky's the limit.....' Jean-Luc Picard, 'All Good Things'
courtesy of Saquist