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Fri, 11 Apr 1997 13:10:16 +0200

> <It might feel that, since our ability to interpret the state of other
> people is largely subconscious - just think of those pheromones. We
> have elaborate limbic systems to deal with this [SNIP] It would be
> interesting to develop limbic enhancements; we tend to think far too
> much about improving our cognition without thinking of the need to
> improve our social abilities. Enhanced Empathy, anyone?>

Didn't Arthur C. Clark have "Enhanced Empathy" occur to the human race in
his "Childhoods End"?