[ExI] longevity dividend course OP-ED assignment 01

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Sun Jun 8 10:50:54 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 5:19 PM, Morris Johnson <mfj.eav at gmail.com> wrote:
> We in North America
> have a regulatory system that does not allow individual risk takers to move
> so rapidly to commercialize new medical technology.  If computers and
> software had been regulated like medicine we would still be using Commadore
> 64's and playing Pong. Unwillingness to take risks drastically reduces the
> possibility of benefit.

The situation in Europe is worse, if anything. In fact, there is an
ideological bias against experiments on humans not so different from
the middle-age interdiction against the dissection of corpses.

Stefano Vaj

More information about the extropy-chat mailing list