Re: Clueless Bio Futurists (fwd)

From: dwayne (
Date: Fri May 18 2001 - 04:34:46 MDT

> Forwarded as requested. The cough and gurgle thing is indeed showing up in
> my crystal ball as well, but it won't off all of us (max 99%, or so, if
> really carefully designed). Even if we have to start crawling back from
> the precivilisatory muck (unlikely, there must be shelters), the artifacts
> and the records are all there.

Well, depends on the incubation times. Also consider the increase in global air
transport in the future. I'm assuming we will all live (otherwise i'dnot be making
long-term plans) but I suspect we are doomed.

> Realtime DNA screening and personal sterile seals.

Well, prions are a good example of how we can only screen for what we are aware of.
"Personal sterile shields"?? Body-doms? All the time? Ick.


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