Re: SOC/BIO: Italian action against cloned bull

Doug Jones (
Mon, 27 Sep 1999 11:16:14 -0700

Anders Sandberg wrote:
> writes:
> > With this in mind - and girding for controversy - Galli named
> > his bull in honor of the Renaissance astronomer who faced the
> > wrath of the Inquisition for saying the Earth revolves around
> > the Sun.
> >
> > "It wasn't an accident we named him Galileo," Galli told the
> > daily Corriere della Sera.
> This was a good move. It is up to us to spread the word now and make
> people see the correlations. "Engineered" controversies like this can
> be useful sometimes.

That gives a new meaning to "grabbing the bull by the horns", doesn't it?

(Sorry, I couldn't resist THAT one...)

Doug Jones, Rocket Plumber
Xcor Aerospace (We'll have a website up Real Soon Now)