Re: RE: BIOTECH: artificial wombs in six years?

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Wed Jan 23 2002 - 05:07:20 MST

On Wed, Jan 23, 2002 at 12:44:44AM -0700, animated silicon love doll wrote:
> 2002.01.22 23:17:55, "Emlyn O'regan" <> wrote:
> >Do you know who Jeremy Rifkin is? :-)
> i have heard a few disparaging comments about him... but nevertheless, the article is
> good :p

This is actually why he is so dangerous. If he had just been screaming that
technology is turning us inhuman, then he would have been yet another
irrelevant luddite. But Rifkin writes in fairly clear manner, with a less
obvious bias that still underlies everything he says. Quite a few journalists
and other people have learned about genetics and other new technology from
his books, and the books do not appear to be heavily biased to them - which
results in them getting a bias in their understanding of their subject. Then
they go on writing articles and making decisions based on this.

We can learn a lot from that.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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