Re: genetic Extropians!!!

From: Barbara Lamar (
Date: Sat Oct 07 2000 - 17:56:06 MDT

On Sat, 07 Oct 2000 17:28:39 +1100 Damien Broderick
<> writes:
> an eye disorder known as `amblyopia' - a squint or turned eye. It
> looks
> awful, and if not treated young leads to apoptosis in certain visual
> system
> neural groups, causing loss of central focus in the affected eye and
> preventing stereopsis... (Aw, shucks, but maybe it is after
> all--not
> being able to see well enough to hunt and fight made me stay at home
> and do
> all that detestable and unmanly book larnin'...)

Well...maybe those afflicted with amblyopia don't make such bad hunters
after all.

 I too suffer from this impairment, but I was big-time archery champion
at my highschool and damned good at target practice with guns as well.
Pretty good at hunting too, except for getting sentimental and feeling
compelled to do a funeral whenever I kill something.


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