[Exi-la] Event: Precautionary Principle Featured at VP Summit Tonight!
natasha at natasha.cc
Sat Feb 21 04:51:36 UTC 2004
This evening is the on-line chat discussing/debating Prof. Michael D.
Shapiro's statement in response to the use of the Precautionary Principle
as a rallying tool against biotechnology. Join in at
http://summit.extropy.org and go to the "Chat."
"...a plausible precautionary principle would counsel us to take
precautions in adopting any given current version of a precautionary
principle." (Shapiro, 2004)
A little about Prof. Shapiro: Professor of Law, University of Southern
California Law School; Visiting Professor, Yale Law School; Member, Pacific
Council for Health Policy and Ethics; Reviewer, U.S. Department of Energy
(Proposals to Study the Human Genome Project), 1990-92; Advisory Panel to
the Joint Committee on Surrogate Parenting of the California Legislature, 1989.
Don't let the futrue stop progress!
President, Extropy Institute
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