[LMB] Shedding demon chaos

Markus Baur baur at chello.at
Fri Jul 30 18:55:29 BST 2021

but they do not have to distinguish between the different form of alive

the food to be preserved is all dead - so just kill everything still 
living in that vessel .. no discrimination needed



Am 30.07.2021 um 18:50 schrieb Margaret Dean:
> On Fri, Jul 30, 2021 at 10:21 AM Markus Baur via Lois-Bujold <
> lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
>> or the counterversion .. killing all yeasts, molds and bacteria in
>> foodstuff that is to be preserved ..
>> once it is discovered that this works magically, food conservation a la
>> tincan (but perhaps with class or ceramic vessels) might follow pretty
>> soon, as the demon/sorcerer team working this notices there a lot less
>> things to be killed after cooking
> I don't know if this would be possible. In Physicians of Vilnoc, Pen and
> Desdemona can get as far as sensing that what causes the disease is in some
> way "alive," but even Des can't focus down sufficiently to be able to
> separate out what are presumably the bacteria/viruses from the cells and
> microbes that are "supposed" to be there. So I doubt that anything else
> that's going on at the microbial level could be separated out either.
> --Margaret Dean
>    <margdean56 at gmail.com>

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