Body mods [Was: best-of-extropians]

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Mon Feb 07 2000 - 21:00:12 MST

Loree Thomas wrote:
> Personally, I have no problem at all with the body mod crowd and as
> nanotech comes online, I'd expect to (look forward to, really) see some
> really wild modifications, including tails, whole body fur (tiger
> stripes anyone?), examples of every humanoid alien from every movie or
> TV show, gills, primary and pastel colors for skin, third eyes and
> more... limited only by the imagination of humans/transhumans.

Limited by the human imagination? Horrors! You realize what that
means, don't you? Entire themed conventions full of people looking like
Neo and Trinity, or Buffy and Angel, or Marge and Homer...

"Sleep is for the weak. The strong drink coffee."


           Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Typing in Dvorak         Programming with Patterns  Writing in Gender-neutral
Voting for Libertarians  Heading for Singularity    There Is A Better Way

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