Re: Robert Bradbury, dragonrider of Earth!

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Wed Mar 22 2000 - 18:50:08 MST

"Robert J. Bradbury" wrote:
> john grigg wrote:
> > How do you plan to explain it to the Federal authorities and Jeremy Rifkin?
> "Huh, what dragon, I don't see any dragon, are you sure you haven't
> been smoking and inhaling?". It works even better if I hang a name tag
> around its neck with the name "Puff" on it.

Well now, you're going to need to put a scrubber or catalytic converter
on that thing if it doesn't pass the emissions test...

> On Wed, 22 Mar 2000, Michael S. Lorrey wrote:
> >
> > Thats the fun part. He might be able to argue that if they don't
> > understand how he created it, then they must not be qualified to
> > regulate it...
> Actually, that is the funny part, I'm pretty sure current regulations
> in no way prevent the creation of new life forms. However, I think the
> pet laws would require (or at least advise) that I keep it on a leash
> and if I wanted to let it go free I'd probably have to file an environmental
> impact statement. And then of course in Seattle I'd have to scoop up after
> its business. With creation comes responsibility I guess.

Hell, in Seattle you could get a contract with the city to have it
incinerate all of the goose crap on the sidewalks (snuff some geese
while you are at it!).

Mike Lorrey

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