>> All nonsense, she cried, you just want a world of
>> soulless cyborgs. A computer can't do anything of
>> its own accord, a computer can't have consciousness.
My reply: "How dare you, madam, spout such racist propaganda
against our Silico-American brothers and sisters. How can
you possibly understand the minds of these beings yet to come
until you have met them, face-to-screen, and learned first
hand the dreams and desires of their bloodless hearts? How
can you so assuredly preach the superiority of flesh until
you have encountered a new and purer mind and judged it from
Some people you just have to reach through their blinders by
speaking their language.
-- Lee Daniel Crocker <email@example.com> <http://www.piclab.com/lcrocker.html> "All inventions or works of authorship original to me, herein and past, are placed irrevocably in the public domain, and may be used or modified for any purpose, without permission, attribution, or notification."--LDC
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