Re: Moreaus?

From: Christian Weisgerber (
Date: Thu Oct 05 2000 - 09:15:03 MDT

[Non-member submission]

<> wrote:

> In David Brin's novels it is for ethical reasons, I think. We do it
> to improve the lives of animals, because greater intelligence is a
> good thing.

But Uplifting doesn't simply improve the live of a species, it
completely alters it. In fact, I'm inclined to argue that it
destroys the species and replaces it by a different one. The
ethical complications are tremendous.

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                 

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