Re: Ahumans [was Re: Cryonics and abortion- not happening!]

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Sat Jan 22 2000 - 21:55:10 MST

At 07:44 AM 23/01/00 -0500, Robert Bradbury wrote:

>Damien's response perhaps point out the problems
>we may have in the future "grok"ing humans who have done the mental
>hardware & software changes that have turned the volume controls
>on many emotional "hooks" to zero.

Well, yes indeedy. People for whom nature and nature `have turned the
volume controls on many emotional "hooks" to zero' are known as sociopaths,
I think, and I scurry away from them quicksmart. Of course doing such
resets deliberately and cautiously might yield another, less heinous
outcome, but even the wish to do so I also find somewhat troubling.


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