From: "John Marlow" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> This path holds the promise, perhaps, of enormous human benefits.
> The acts themselves are, pardon me, evil. No question.
> What you have here is ends-justify-the-means rationale. Any pet
> owners here? What would you think of the same being done to Fido or
It all depends on whether Fido or Princess enjoy the transition or not.
With the proper drugs and treatment, a cyborganized Princess might be
delighted to kick ordinary Fido's butt (and Fido's owner too).
> Or to you for the benefit of a more evolved species, hmm?
Same disclaimer: It depends on whether a more evolved species can render the
transition enjoyable enough to overcome objections.
> This kind of work, if continued, is going to polarize as no other
> issue yet seen. Count on it.
Polarization has its own special charm too. Don't forget, obliterating
polarity is a hallmark of entropy, not extropy.
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