On Thursday, November 29, 2001, at 11:58 AM, Mark Walker wrote:
> BTW, I think there are a couple of reasons genetic engineering ought to
> given more prominence in Transhumanist thinking. First, it is something
> we could start right after lunch--at least we have the technology, we
> need the resources and the political will. Imagine if genetic
> smarter persons were taken on with the same sort of political
> enthusiasm as
> landing men on the moon. I realize that around here genetic engineering
> not as "sexy" as uploading but it would seem wise not to put all our
> posthuman eggs in one basket.
You're probably right. We should create the super geniuses with genetic
engineering. Then they can figure out all that tricky nano stuff. :)
> (After all, the claim that humans can create
> an AI is an empirical and falsifiable proposition)
Heh, uh, URL please?
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