Re: SOC/BIO: Reaction to New Zealand Pharmaceutical Ranching Project

From: Bryan Moss (
Date: Sun Jan 16 2000 - 10:32:24 MST

Damien Broderick quoted:

> There are some aspects of science
> that concern me. A recent book by
> Damien Broderick called 'The Last
> Mortal Generation' scared me witless.
> His thesis is that within a generation
> or two, science will have conquered
> death and that humans will become
> immortal. Have you ever thought of
> the consequences to society and the
> environment of such an achievement?
> If you're anything like me, there
> might be a few sleepless nights ahead
> of you. Why don't the greenies get
> stuck into this potentially horrifying
> area of science, instead of attacking
> genetic engineering with all its
> promise for agriculture and the
> environment?

We're lucky he didn't read the Spike.


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