The Enterprise or USS Enterprise (often referred to as the “starship Enterprise”) represents The Great Work.
Captains James T. Kirk
Kirk is a Scottish word meaning a church.
J.T.K. backwards is K.T.J. which meaning is Knights of the Temple of Jerusalem.
Christopher Robin Pike
Pike is the second captain of the USS Enterprise NCC-1701 and the first to be shown in Star Trek canon. He name is referring to Albert Pike.
The Klingons are the ones that are not able to make the evolutionary jump.
“For what would soon become known as the Vulcan salute, I borrowed a hand symbol from Orthodox Judaism. During the High Holiday services, the Kohanim (who are the priests) bless those in attendance. As they do, they extend the palms of both hands over the congregation, with thumbs outstretched and the middle and ring fingers parted so that each hand forms two vees. This gesture symbolizes the Hebrew letter shin, the first letter in the word Shaddai, `Lord.’ … So it was that, when I searched my imagination for an appropriate gesture to represent the peace-loving Vulcans, the Kohanim’s symbol of blessing came to mind.” – Leonard Nimoy I am Spock