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Join Date: Jul 2013
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# 43
10-23-2013, 08:20 AM
Originally Posted by pwecangetlost View Post
It doesn't really make sense in the context of having worked your way up to being a captain. Very few people in Starfleet appear to be Jack-of-all trades.

I think that there were many instances in ST Canon where diversified education/training were seen to be encouraged. Picard had a background in archeology. Was he a science officer? Kirk was said to be trained as both soldier and diplomat... and had enough geology and chemistry education to stir together some gunpowder for a makeshift cannon.

The class system is archaic and should be eliminated.