RE: LIST: the Gooies

Randall Randall (
Mon, 19 Apr 1999 00:24:25 -0400

I've lately thought that on Sun, 18 Apr 1999, O'Regan, Emlyn wrote:
>It's interesting how quickly the grey-gooers can write off natural life,
>as if we would be able to invent stuff which could get out of control
>and kill it all off overnight. Biological life is pretty hardy - how
>long would it be before bacteria or insects or something developed which
>could feed on the alleged goo? After all, it would probably be made out
>of similar stuff to natural life, given that it lives in the same
>environment and has the same resources available.

It will very likely be made out of diamond, or similar materials. I am unaware that any natural lifeform is able to use diamond as raw material, and it seems unlikely that any would develop, given that diamond has already existed for some time. :)

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