Re: NANO: U.S. Federal Nanotechnology Research Initiative?]
22 Mar 99 22:38:07 MST

Well, although I realize that the U.S. has done some pretty pathetic things in the past with the trust given to it by its citizens, there are not many (if any) organizations that I would trust with true nanotech other than the U.S., except for Drexler and the Foresight Institute.

"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <> wrote:
I'm not sure whether this is better or worse than Zyvex going it alone. On one hand, the US will be a heck of a lot less naive when somebody finally wakes up and realizes they have the power to take over the world. On the other hand, Zyvex, faced with the actuality, might lose the blinders.

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