Jacob_Roberson: Citation needed. I think they're less susceptible than any mammal.
Jacob_Roberson: So I see a system that will help with space travel if it works (they haven't tried building it yet). But then they talk about feeding more people than we can today and it becomes entirely science fiction - you don't get more efficient output by increasing the amount of energy input. And they don't seem to understand that's a problem they'll never get around since they're using a gadget instead of just grabbing some things and cooking them like a normal person.
Nem Wan: Feeding the crew could be done in a manner conceptually similar to the proven method of fueling the spacecraft: staging. Just as the spacecraft begins with multiple stages and returns with just a capsule, cannibalism would reduce the crew to a minimum compliment over the course of the mission.
Jacob_Roberson: Quantum Apostrophe's head asplode.
Stone Meadow: 2) farming them in quantities sufficient to feed the human population will not involve the same environmental issues as farming vertebrates?
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