They won't live long enough to think, "This is cool..."
On 19 Apr 2001, at 0:27, J. R. Molloy wrote:
> From: "John Marlow" <email@example.com> > > This path holds the promise, perhaps, of enormous human benefits. > > The acts themselves are, pardon me, evil. No question. > > What you have here is ends-justify-the-means rationale. Any pet > > owners here? What would you think of the same being done to Fido or > > Princess? > > It all depends on whether Fido or Princess enjoy the transition or not. > With the proper drugs and treatment, a cyborganized Princess might be > delighted to kick ordinary Fido's butt (and Fido's owner too). > > > Or to you for the benefit of a more evolved species, hmm? > > Same disclaimer: It depends on whether a more evolved species can render the > transition enjoyable enough to overcome objections. > > > This kind of work, if continued, is going to polarize as no other > > issue yet seen. Count on it. > > Polarization has its own special charm too. Don't forget, obliterating > polarity is a hallmark of entropy, not extropy. > > Good night, > > --J. R. >
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