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Old March 30 2009, 12:32 AM   #191
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Re: TMP's uniforms

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What practical benefit is there to a tie or hoop earrings or stiletto heels or bell bottoms or t-shirts with goofy slogans on them?
They aren't reliant on a power supply and electronic circuitry that, if it failed, would leave you completely naked wherever you are.
An airplane replies on a power supply and electronic circuitry that, if it failed, would leave you dead wherever you are. But people still fly in airplanes, because our technology is capable of producing power supplies and circuits that usually don't fail. Surely technology 260 years more advanced wouldn't be as incredibly fragile as you're assuming.

Besides, as discussed earlier, we're talking about a future culture that doesn't share our nudity taboo. (Quite plausible; people in America today are comfortable showing amounts of skin that would've been considered obscene in Edwardian times, or in Muslim countries.) So presumably such a failure wouldn't be considered all that disastrous.

On the other hand, it would give new meaning to the phrase "wardrobe malfunction"...
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