RE: Transhumanist medical ethics?

Billy Brown (
Thu, 25 Feb 1999 16:11:17 -0600

Nick Bostrom wrote:
> This is one area where we need to do more thinking. We
> need to develop a transhumanist medical ethics..

Definitely. We need something better than the current extremes of "That's unnatural!" vs. "I can do anything I please!"

One point to consider is that once you have created a new person, they should then have the same rights as anyone else. Thus, if I believe I have a fundamental right of self-ownership, then I should concede that my creations have the same right.

Billy Brown, MCSE+I