[extropy-chat] A Chilling Thought.
mlorrey at yahoo.com
Sun May 15 00:38:34 UTC 2005
--- The Avantguardian <avantguardian2020 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> In the emotional wake of my rebutal to the CBC's
> anti-cloning propaganda, I had a chilling thought.
> What if all this opposition from the religious right
> fanned by the rich arch-conservatives against
> transhumanist ideas is just a red-herring? What if the
> rich are just biding their time knowing that the
> technology is nigh upon us and try to illegalize it
> SPECIFICALLY so they can get access to it while the
> proletariat can't? Like Cuban cigars.
Of course that is the reason. Furthermore, it is a good conspiracy
theory because it will take so long to prove, that technology will
quickly catch up and whatever longevity the rich and powerful gain can
be attributed to clean living and nutritional supplements.
Vice-Chair, 2nd District, Libertarian Party of NH
"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom.
It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves."
-William Pitt (1759-1806)
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