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"I suspect that religion is a necessary evil in the childhood of our particular species. And that's one of the interesting things about contact with other intelligences: we could see what role, if any, religion plays in their development."
- Arthur C. Clarke

Space Madness  
  The monotony of space travel could drive you crazy.  

At length they longed intensely for a change. They felt themselves in prison... and finally all their desire was directed at bursting the narrow walls of the ship. In an attack of such space madness the engineer had once come near beating with his fists on the switchboard of the levers and smashing the glass coverings of the delicate indicating apparatus.
From A Daring Trip To Mars, by Max Valier.
Published by Wonder Stories in 1931
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Compare to space-sick from Ralph 124c 41 + (1911) by Hugo Gernsback, moon-terror from Star of Dreams (1941) by Jack Williamson, Space Scurvy (Kenoalgia) from Sacred Martian Pig (1949) by Margaret Saint Clair and space phobia from Let 'em Breathe Space!(1953) by Lester del Rey.

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