Re: Engaging Bioethics

From: Robin Hanson (
Date: Mon Apr 30 2001 - 08:37:59 MDT

"Would you have opposed the transition from hunter-gatherers to farming?"
This is a good question to ask bioethics folks opposed to coming changes.

It turns out that many of the bioethics ethical principles used to
oppose coming changes would also seem to have required that they
have opposed the introduction of agriculture.

Robin Hanson
Asst. Prof. Economics, George Mason University
MSN 1D3, Carow Hall, Fairfax VA 22030-4444
703-993-2326 FAX: 703-993-2323

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