Seven million people dead, threat of the entire species dying, only one Earth ship capable of reaching/searching/investigating the threat, a couple billion people expecting to be saved, an unknown enemy.
I think Archer and by extent the crew are allowed their moments of madness that can descend into depravity.
agreed. Archer did have the weight of the world on his shoulders. i mean really, if you're in his position are you going to let the world be destroyed or inconvenience another ship by taking what you need.