RE: future pets

CountZero (
Sun, 26 Apr 1998 10:05:53 -0400

L. Neil Smith proposed a rule-of-thumb definition in several of his books
such that _any_ entity capable and willing to demand its rights should
automatically be granted??? them.

Sound good to me.

At 05:29 PM 4/20/98 -0700, you wrote:
>Tony Belding,, writes:
>I could see having some test for intelligence in order to have rights,
>since that could conceivably be made objective, but it seems impossible
>to have a meaningful test for "humanness".
Think of it as evolutio in action.