Re: here we go and then some ....

Brian Atkins (
Sat, 10 Jan 1998 11:55:28 -0500

Are there any organizations out there lobbying FOR cloning rights?

Eugene Leitl wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Jan 1998, Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:
> > [...]
> > What is it that they fear? What can we do to assuage that fear or
> That fear is caused by ignorance. Obviously cloning, even human cloning is
> very small beer with what we are to expect next. What we have here is imo
> the first instance of (state-backed) neoluddism, with _more_ to come. Once
> the mainstream gets wind of the whole progress Pandora package... Is this
> the first shadows of Butler's Jihad? Such a thing would certainly delay
> the Singularity significantly.
> > (often more effective) to ridicule it?
> Alas, education is not something that can be administered by force.
> 'gene

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