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"If we're going to be consistent and advocate freedom of speech we have to advocate freedom of encrypted speech too. The genie is out of the bottle, cryptologically."
- Neal Stephenson

Life Phial  
  Similar to a food pill, food in concentrated form.  

Science will take, in condensed form from the rich loam of the earth, the life force or germs now found in the heart of the corn, in the kernel of wheat, and in the luscious juices of the fruits. A small phial of this life from the fertile bosom of Mother Earth will furnish men with substance for days. And thus the problems of cooks and cooking will be solved.

The slaughter of animals the appetite for flesh meat that has left the world reeking with blood and bestialized humanity will be one of the shuddering horrors of the past. Slaughter houses, butcher shops, and cattle pens will be converted into conservatories and beds of bloom. Mand and beast will hold life sacred.

Technovelgy from Improvements So Extraordinary The World Will Shudder, by Mary Elizabeth Lease.
Published by Not Known in 1893
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See also the sheep's lozenge from The Fatal Curiosity, or, A Hundred Years Hence (1877) by James Payn, the food pills from A Strange Trip (1885) by John Baker Hopkins, nutritious pellets from Looking Forward: A Dream of the United States of the Americas in 1999 (1899) by Arthur Bird, food tablets from John Jone's Dollar (1915) by H.S. Keeler, concentro from Armageddon: 2419 A.D. (1928) by Philip Frances Nowlan, wine pellets from Redmask of the Outlands (1934) by Nat Schachner and dainties from Prelude to Foundation (1988) by Isaac Asimov.

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