Re: more on Brand and the Singularity idea

From: Russell Whitaker (
Date: Thu Jan 18 2001 - 10:10:44 MST

>From: Charlie Stross <>
>For example, I expect the clone-phobia to vanish around the
>time that vets begin putting up adverts saying "we can clone you an
>identical twin of your beloved but elderly pet Fluffy".

Sounds like the RePet pet-cloning business in the latest
Schwarzenegger film "The 6th Day". In this world, pet
cloning is literally a shopping mall franchise, entirely
uncontroversial save for a plot device involving the viewpoint character's
qualms in using it at one point.

In the same narrative though, human cloning is still

The film has some flaws - don't they all? - but I found
myself enjoying it much more than I'd expected.


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