Re: UPLOAD: advocatus diaboli

Chris Hind (
Wed, 08 Jan 1997 23:07:07 -0800

>Evolution can't backtrack, it has no foresight so every mutation must benefit
>an animal NOW or it won't survive. Once biology sets a standard it would be
>hell to change it, think of the trouble we have in changing to a new computer
>operating system, even if the new one is a lot better, then multiply that
>difficulty by about a billion.

To solve this problem we could program home-based genesequencers (when the
tech drifts down to the masses that is) which could recieve the latest
updates to the human genome protocol and autoinject viruses to modify all
your DNA and change it to the new standard. I wonder if Microsoft will have
a monopoly on that too?
Microsoft Human DNA '35.

"Every obstacle is a stepping stone to your success."

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