From: Andrew Clough (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Feb 15 2002 - 23:24:41 MST
At 03:02 PM 2/15/2002 -0500, you wrote:
> > One is reminded of the Tleilaxu axolotl tanks of Frank Herbert's Dune.
> > "tanks" were eventually revealed to be not tanks, however, but females
> > ''almost immobile in their grossness" engineered to grow whatever embryos
> > were deposited in them (such as the Duncan Idaho gholas ad infinitum). The
> > technological womb seems to be the more ethical path, at least, but there's
> > still plenty of room for abuse.
>Abuse? Abuse how?
>-- -- -- -- --
>Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/
>Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
I believe that the axolotl tanks are sentient.
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