X-Message-Number: 24937
From: "Basie" <>
Subject: Immortality again
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 14:51:32 -0400

Thomas writes:

"In short, our
wish for a very long lifespan brings with it a loss of any desire to
commit evil on any other. Immortality plays an essential role in the
argument here; we don't just become nice because of general technology,
but specifically because our life spans have increased so much that
we've outgrown such inclinations."

I think ( to say the least) you are over optimistic. Your assumption that
all people desire immortality is not true.  Most people don't.


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