Re: Healthcare (was Re: John in Alaska)

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Wed Jan 23 2002 - 07:10:30 MST

On Wed, Jan 23, 2002 at 12:12:40PM -0000, steve wrote:
> I think much of the confusion here is because the term "health" is being
> used to cover several things that ought to be distinguished. Sometimes
> people talk about "life expectancy", sometimes about preventable death and
> its incidence, sometimes about general well being and functioning, all of
> which are different.

Yes. From our perspective, we of course want all of these, but also a
redefinition of health allowing human enhancements.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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