Re: Re: Human Cell Lifespan Extended

Anders Sandberg (
19 Jan 1998 18:54:42 +0100

Eugene Leitl <> writes:

> > toying with telomerase, we will probably have to use it with more
> > precision than evolution can usually manage.
> What amazes me most, that everyone (me included) seems to be knowing
> everything about evolution, even arcane agendas inclusive. This seems
> strange, for so far I've missed the daily fitness function synoptics
> update in the news.

It is a strange effect, similar to the fact that everybody apparently
knows everything there is to know about the "soft sciences" and
economics, while being very humble about their scientific
knowledge. Must be some kind of subliminal information transmission

More seriously, in some sense the news are an approximative fitness
function synopsis.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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