I just want to get this off my chest... I'm sort of tired seeing ponies kick ass... THERE! I said it! I just want to see a drawing where they are absolutely DOMINATED by a Villain or something or other! Humans prefered! We've been through winters that make their own (the one that united the three tribes) look like a walk in the park! 'Sides! Look at Big Mac! How's he gonna to fire that? He's got no fingers! Less they can reverse engineer a Sci-fi RPG, which would take months, never mind years since the most advanced tech they have is a freaking steam engine and some blimps (and that weird Cider machine, but come on...)! If anyone could find some pictures with said discription it would be appreciated. To the artists of the picture I see before me though... good work! Awesome detail!
Just look the episode with Mare Do Well. You'll see a construction site, and workponies doing their jobs, including using tools normally shaped for human hands. Finger-range forcefields for each hoof, it seems.
Well the humans are out enforcing a curfew with body armor, guns, and a giant mech. Meanwhile AJ and Big Mac, who seems to have been injured in a previous fight, are skulking around with a molotov cocktail. Even though Mac has managed to steal a rocket launcher, it hardly seems that our equine rebels are dominating the situation.
But hey, we brought them the wonders of skyscrapers and electrical wiring. The little beasts should be grateful! And hand over all their gemstones.
I was afraid of that, and I have thought about that for years. Believe or not, Humans care about resources in exchange for money come along with it; there's plenty of gemstones, woods, and other raw materials. In Human mentality (including myself unfortunately ) view ponies as animals and view themselves superior than them. There's a possibility they will enslave them as they did with the equines in their own world.
Well, discovering of another world gave ponies not only knowledge about new sciences and technologies, but about other societies too. The fact that other countries don't have immortal non-changeable rulers gave them a reason to demand some changes. And Celestia doesn't look like she will relinquish her power easily. She may looks friendly and kindly, but she was born in ancient times, when Equestria wasn't so peaceful and safe place. We live with the principles and foundations, with which we have grown - mind doesn't change over time. And even the most advanced civilizations of antiquity were incredibly cruel.