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Why The Star Trek Universe is Secretly Horrifying | After Hours
I love After Hours, And I even agree with a lot of their points here. But there’s two passing comments that really irked me:
1. “… they load up their children and women into a heavily armed warship . . “
So it’d be okay if the adult civilian population were comprised of males only? Why? What’s the difference? Or are you also referring to female officers, and saying that women should not be allowed near any possibly dangerous situations? (In which case I reiterate: Why? What’s the difference?)
2. “even the blind one’s super smart!”
…I wasn’t aware lack of eyesight had any correlation to intelligence.