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# 11
04-17-2012, 02:37 AM
Not a big fan of the Mirror-storyline in STO. It simply reinforces the fact that, so far as the MU is concerned, Evil = stupid. Considering that they saw their own Empire fall, spent a century or so as slaves (or rebels), and (so far as STO goes) watched ANOTHER Empire (Klingon-Cardassian alliance) fall you'd think that the Terran's might have figured out that forming Empires is a bad idea.

But no, Evil = stupid.
Lt. Commander
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# 12
04-18-2012, 10:38 PM
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Originally Posted by reyan01
Not a big fan of the Mirror-storyline in STO. It simply reinforces the fact that, so far as the MU is concerned, Evil = stupid. Considering that they saw their own Empire fall, spent a century or so as slaves (or rebels), and (so far as STO goes) watched ANOTHER Empire (Klingon-Cardassian alliance) fall you'd think that the Terran's might have figured out that forming Empires is a bad idea.

But no, Evil = stupid.
No, not stupid, just predictable. Look at the situation and interpersonal relations in the Prime Universe and reverse them. And what makes things interesting is how to keep consistency in the paradoxes created by simply flipping things (yes is no, possitive is negative). It brings to mind the Liar's paradox.

Evil= stupid? No. Evil=predictable, yes. And that predictability is what makes them easy to defeat and rather borning.
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