Why the Kobayashi Maru academy test was a stupid test to begin with
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Join Date: Jul 2012
12-11-2012, 01:54 PM
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Think about this though.
You have entered the Neutral Zone when you were not authorized to do so.
The Klingons entered the Neutral Zone to protect their borders.
A fight ensues.
Just say for a moment that you rescued the Kobayashi Maru's crew, killed the Klingon aggressors, and warped out.
You saved 170 people from certain death at the hands of the Klingons.
You have killed 300+ Klingons in the fight.
You just sparked an interstellar war with the Klingons that could claim the lives of billions on each side.
That is the point of the test, to see what you will do in the face of the circumstances. Not whether or not you can beat the Klingons in a stand up fight.