re: Wrong Way Around

Anton Sherwood (
Tue, 3 Feb 1998 23:23:30 -0800 (PST)

Dan <> writes
: .... I suppose there will
: always be people eating food from gardens, but as more and more
: preservatives are being added to our food, artificial selection will favor
: those with the higher tolerances for such additives. Those who are less
: able to survive such chemicals will set a darwinian example, so to speak.
: Maybe mercury will actually be pretty tasty in five hundred years.

Believe it or not, Poul Anderson already thought of that
in a story titled (iirc) "Starfog".

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