Re: Extropianism and Nudism

MikeRose (
Sat, 10 May 1997 10:01:01 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 10 May 1997, Eugene Leitl wrote:

> Speaking of self engineering, why does the majority find this aspect
> particularly abhorrent? Why that urge to remain locked in place/stagnate
> forever, while the only constant in the univeres is constant change?

I asked this question myself when people started objecting to human
clones. I think a fear of the unknown could be the major cause of
arguments which suggest that such technologies are 'unethical'.

I see no ethical problems with self-engineering or cloning...
unless we actually are made in the image of God, blah, blah, yadda,
yadda, yadda.



The author of this email intended to use the language of E-Prime.
Reports of violations, and suggestions, would provoke appreciation.

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