Re: A new topic to persue
Thu, 3 Apr 1997 23:46:22 -0500 (EST)

In a message dated 97-04-03 22:39:38 EST, you write:

> I am currently writing a paper for a sociology class about the
> ethics of Transhumanism. It deals with the ethics of defying evolution to
> raise ourselves. In essence its about Whether we can play god with
> technology.
For starters, consider taking this approach--that the implied premise in the
argument, which is "we either allow nature to take its course or we are
playing God," is a fallacy. You needn't permit the argument to enter your
paper, no less any dialogue on the ethics of the employment of
transhumanistic technology.