[LMB] The Spirit Ring - Fiametta and Fawn

W S Bushell proto at panix.com
Sun Sep 19 12:32:55 BST 2021

> On Sep 19, 2021, at 4:28 AM, Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
> Well, playing with radioactive substances did, true. That's not because she chose physics, it's just that nobody realized at the time they were dangerous.
> That is obvious only in hindsight.

Many chemists tasted the chemicals they created and some died therefrom.

One artificial sweetener was developed while trying to develop an insectacide, and
a researcher tasted it inadvertently and the rest is history. Likewise LSD was discovered

There is a risk when you deal with things you don’t understand.

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