RE: Engaging Bioethics

From: Greg Burch (
Date: Fri Mar 09 2001 - 06:53:05 MST

On March 2, 2001 Robin Hanson wrote

-- Original Message --

>The discipline of bioethics has come under some severe criticism on
>this list. I have been invited to join a dozen prominent bioethicists
>at an intimate conference, and to publish my contribution.
>The conference is and
>my paper is below. It is not overtly extropian, but perhaps abstractly
>subversive of conventional bioethics.

I think we'd all be very interested in a report on this conference from
you Robin. I'd be eespecially interested in the general tone and whether
there were any well-defined general positions being advicated relative to
human genetic augmentation vs. "cure".

       Greg Burch -
     Attorney::Vice President, Extropy Institute

    "We never stop investigating. We are never
      satisfied that we know enough to get by.
   Every question we answer leads on to another
      question. This has become the greatest
          survival trick of our species."
                -- Desmond Morris

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