Re: Recreating people [was: renaissance people]

From: Dan Adams (
Date: Sun May 14 2000 - 23:02:36 MDT

sorry about that - someone got onto Omegaesque
thinking and I jumped in halfway through the string...

--- "Robert J. Bradbury" <> wrote:
> I will simply observe that I made a concrete
> suggestion
> about what *we* could all as individuals do to allow
> the recreation of "beings", in the not too distant
> future, with reasonable probabilities of looking
> like former
> individuals whose mental and biomaterial had been
> preserved.
> This seems to have gone from A, to B, to Z, where Z
> represents the "Wouldn't it be nice if we had some
> more
> magic physics so we can have everything we ever
> wanted."
> It would be nice if people, just once, please, humor
> me,
> would try to take baby steps and see how much of
> what we
> want we can get using our own collective little baby
> feet.
> Robert

Dan Adams
Boston College

"I cannot articulate enough to express my dislike to people who think that understanding spoils your experience...How would they know?"
   - Marvin Minsky

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