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  •  And Star Trek did not use money (2+ / 0-)
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    Aunt Pat, 2020adam

    It was kind of an egalitarian meritocracy in my humble opinion. I always wondered what the folks were like who weren't good enough to make the Starfleet cut. On a related note, I really did not like the Ferengi Rules of Acquisition.

    i just baptized andrew breitbart into the church of islam, planned parenthood, the girl scouts and three teachers unions. - @blainecapatch

    by bobinson on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 03:05:15 AM PST

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    •  Picard's brother, back on Earth, was a... (0+ / 0-)

      wine maker. Rather obsessed with maintaining his Luddite existence. Jean-Luc indicates that the Federation basically gives out replicators. So it seems that anyone can do anything they want with their life, productive or otherwise.

      "The Democratic Party is not our friend: it is the only party we can negotiate with."

      by 2020adam on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 03:58:59 PM PST

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