Rick Knight (
Fri, 23 May 97 11:42:32 CST

Thanks Natasha for your comment about Michael Ventura. I've never met
the man. Do you know what he meant about "the belly of the beast"?
Does the quote I mentioned seem to connect to the person you met or is
there incongruity there. I'm very big on a person being the truth
s/he speaks. Not always easy in error-prone humanity. But my motto
is when you screw up, you atone and realign yourself to your creed.

Brian, I'm familiar with Drexler's work and have not taken on
Nanosystems yet but read the much lighter, lay-friendly "Engines of
Creation". I am optimistic that his dreams will be realized in our