Re: SOC/BIO: George Will joins the bioluddites

From: Russell Whitaker (
Date: Mon Jan 22 2001 - 16:37:48 MST

>From: Max More <>
>At 10:12 AM 1/22/01, Hal wrote:
>>I don't believe George Will or any other conservatives are going
>>to succeed in persuading parents to have disease-ridden children.
>>Few parents will want to endure the heartbreak of watching their child
>Yes, and I found it interesting to read over the weekend about politicians'
>views on stem cell research. The story (I think on MSNBC) revealed that
>several prominent congresscritters, while staunchly opposed to abortion,
>nevertheless had publicly come out in favor of stem cell research. This
>despite the use of embryonic cells. It seems that in each case they had a
>relative who could benefit from such research.

This political dynamic was used as a plot device in the film
*The 6th Day*. I was rooting for that bit of government
corruption to _work_.

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