Re: Genome issues

Date: Sat Jul 01 2000 - 07:45:57 MDT

In a message dated 6/27/00 10:39:55 AM Central Daylight Time, writes:

> What we propose is the establishment of a kind of worldwide "upper
> chamber of parliament" for this purpose.
> This sounds like a strange term with which to pitch the idea. Why do I
> suspect that the first images many people (or at least Americans) will get
> are of stuffy, peruked men arguing behind large closed doors?

It sounds like Larry Niven's "ARM" to me. Bad. It's a "One Best Way"
proposal. But it will appeal to a lot of people.

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