Re: Head transplantation done

Anders Sandberg (
04 Nov 1997 09:54:21 +0100

"Nicholas Bostrom" <> writes:

> I don't think that this breakthough will have any major practical
> consequences, but it represents yet another development that forces
> people to come to terms with the weirdness of the future and of the
> present day. Perhaps the shock value of head transplants will help
> desensitize people so they become more accepting of, say, the idea of
> cloning?

Perhaps, but I fear that the opposite may be true. Even more demands
to the politicans to keep scientists from meddling with Things Man Was
Never Meant To Know.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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