> In a message dated 99-11-14 15:01:27 EST, firstname.lastname@example.org (Bryan
> Moss) wrote:
> > Greg Burch wrote:
> > > Ultimately, science and technology will provide us with a
> > > complete list of what we CAN do, but we'll still have to
> > > face the question of what we OUGHT to do.
> > What makes you think there's a difference between these two
> > things?
> You tell me: I can go over to your house and shoot you in the head. Should I?
Only if it wouldn't compromize your continued survival and well-being. What's up this ethics debate anyway -- I thought that rational ethics based on enlightened self-interest were the default in transhumanism?