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Top 10 Reasons Picard Won't Fire the Phasers

10. He doesn't know how.

9. He doesn't want to succumb to crew pressure.

8. He doesn't want to lose the women attracted by his sensitive side.

7. He doesn't want to use the same effects as the old show.

6. Emily Post recommends not firing on a first encounter.

5. It saves energy.

4. He is on the holodeck pretending he has a life.

3. He is promoting a kinder, gentler Starfleet.

2. The other ship is probably carrying a relative of Tasha Yar.

1. What would his mother say?

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