I agree with everything Robert had to say on this issue in his excellent post.
Yes, that includes all the parts that weren't quotes from me. :-)
Robert said it so eloquently and so clearly, that I don't feel the need to add anything. Another reminder of why Robert became an ExI director. He really gets it!
Implications of Advanced Technologies
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