Re: Can You Live Forever? Esquire article

Natasha Vita-More (
Mon, 10 May 1999 18:36:23 -0500

At 01:42 PM 5/10/99 -0700, you wrote:

>Natasha wrote
>>*I have separated the last sentence from his original paragraph for
>>"And if we should surrender our genetic nature to machine-aided
>>ratiocination, and our ethics and art and our very meaning to a habit of
>>careless discursion in the name of progress, imagining ourselves godlike
>>and absolved from our ancient heritage, we will become nothing."

>Yes, I particulary appreciated this last parapraph from Wilson's book. (snip)

This last paragraph shows that Wilson would like to preserve the human biology and does not support augmentations. I'm a bit confused, I thought you disagreed with my initial statement.