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There will be corporate heads on a pike when normal people start being bitten hard by this nonsense.
The newer Trek creators have forgotten that Star Trek is about exploring the nature and folly of humanity. Futuristic space exploration just happens to be an excellent container to ship it in.
Even worse is the fact that radical feminism is now directly attempting to destroy the "safe spaces" created by the outcast nerds and demonize their existence. Look at Linus Torvalds: actual nerds who understand Linus and Linux, how the ecosystem works, and that see how well Linus' methods have worked for over 20 years straight are happy with his behavior. "Polite society" feminist trolls focus in a myopic way on extremely specific actions he has taken to black-label him and try to get him ousted from the open source community in the name of "being nice." These are the same people that loudly clapped when Sarah Sharp made a politeness stink on the LKML but stopped tuning in immediately before Linus engaged in a courteous two-way conversation with her and they resolved their differences cleanly. Sarah Sharp still contributes heavily to the Linux kernel. Sarah Sharp isn't hiding under a rock playing the victim card while doing nothing of actual value. What do today's nerd-hating oppression olympics P.C. hordes contribute to the world of real nerds and geeks once you exclude their vitriol? Funny how rabid social justice douchebags rarely submit patches to open source projects.
Nerd outcasting is still very much alive and well. It's just that now they're trying to cast out the outcasts from the island that they founded because they were cast out in the first place. At some point even the most timid victim will lash out against the bullies and re-align their jaws.
Red Hat and Ubuntu are the enemies of clean, functional, and elegant open-source solutions. The irony is so thick that you could cut it with a knife.