Let's just say for the sake of argument, the starship enterprise from Kirk's era clashed into battle with the enterprise ship from the "Next Generation" series. Who do you think would win a fire fight between those two ships and why? Btw, here's a youtube vid on what one fan thinks would happen:
I'm a bit off topic here, but i was watching Comic Book Men last week wherein guest Stan Lee gave his verdict on how to stage a successful superhero fight. He said he always tried making it end in a draw so fans could argue forever over who really won.
And I would always answer Kirk, not for any rational reason, but because he was my very first crush. Gotta stand by my man.