Re: Security and Bad Tech (was Re: LIST: the Gooies)

Spike Jones (
Sun, 25 Apr 1999 21:28:21 -0700

Jeff Taylor wrote:

> I was under the impression that we'd probably be better off genetically
> 'enhancing' a person to be better prepared for space. Need less oxygen,
> better strength, resistance to atrophe, etc..

Seems like humans could be made to span the same size range as domestic dogs for instance. Chihuahuas and toy poodles display many of the same behaviors as St. Bernards. So why cant we make 20 kg people? Because we cant get volunteers. By the time they reach the age of consent they are already too big. {8-[ We need 20 kg humans. spike