[LMB] Details in Science Fiction

Markus Baur baur at chello.at
Tue Nov 24 14:13:18 GMT 2020


Am 24.11.2020 um 14:44 schrieb Matthew George:
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 2:39 PM Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It occurs to me to wonder---what makes you sure that the people in Piper's
>> stories were smoking* tobacco?*
> As idiotic as using tobacco is, using it in space or in artificial
> atmospheres even more, using an intoxicant in space is doubly so.  It'd be
> like drinking alcohol in a war zone.

afaik that is done quite regularily

although reportedly the fench army no longer includes small wine bottles 
in its MRE's, the Royal Navy ships are still wet ..

servus

markus




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