It would seem that space hippies are, indeed, good for something.
"Mr. Spock... what does 'Herbert' mean?"
"It is somewhat... uncomplimentary, captain. Herbert was a minor official -- notorious for his rigid and limited patterns of thought."
"Man, I just got back from dealing with those tight laced assholes in administration. What a bunch of self-righteous morons."
"You mean the Herberts? Yeah, I reach. They try to hide their stupidity behind pissy school-girl momentum. They fail, of course."
"I know. Even Barris doesn't buy that shit."
"I take consolation in knowing that, when they're not bent over some desk appeasing their superiors, they're tearing themselves apart in the collective flame of a never-ending midlife crisis. At least /we/ maintain a sense of humor about it all."
"Hah, yeah. Fucking Herberts."