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# 65
11-20-2012, 02:21 PM
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Originally Posted by psycoticvulcan View Post
I think he/she was talking about killing the Borg Queen.
Well in that case, it was Picard fulfilling his oath of protecting the Earth (and the Federation) from hostile entities. I think preemptively via time travel preventing First Contact by assimilating the Earth would be considered a hostile act. Somehow I don't think the Prime Directive applies in a situation like that. The Prime Directive is meant to make the Federation a neutral government, not a peacenik pacific government.