Re: Bill Joy on the CBS evening news

From: S.J. Van Sickle (
Date: Sat Jan 06 2001 - 17:04:17 MST

On Sat, 6 Jan 2001 wrote:

> Also, you underestimate the resilience of biological life and
> overestimate how much punch dirty nukes have. Exterminating
> higher life would be a major long-term project for humanity.
> What is possible physically is not necessarily possible
> politically.
> As opposed to releasing a single micron sized machine into
> the environment, in best case.

OK, OK! I concede...

However, I do believe that that one micron machine is a much more
difficult project than you imply, and not impossible to defend against.


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