X-Message-Number: 5977
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 1996 11:37:58 -0800
From:  (Dwight Jones)
Subject: Re: Larry Niven and Bryonics
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Steve Harris wrote:

>I'm always amazed at the scientific socialist-atheist types like Sagan
and Asimov who will go on and on about mankind, and how 
individuals are
less important, and yet when it comes time for the end of their 
lives, will have bypasses and more bypasses, and bone marrow
transplants, and so on and so on.  You'd think that minds of 
caliber would be smart enough to see the contradiction.<

I wouldn't put it down to ideational failure upon their part. 
Perhaps they could in fact see that the whole proposition of 
rebuilding a human via nano-this and cryo-that was simply not 
well posed. Especially when the seed is available.

Dwight Jones

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