[ExI] Atlantic article on human reengineering with very strong reactions

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 01:28:08 UTC 2012

On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 4:33 PM, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2012/3/13 spike scribbled furiously:
>> The notion isn’t to modify our DNA directly, but rather modify our sexual
>> desires, so that we are attracted to smaller people.  Then the DNA
>> modification happens by mate selection.
> Sooooo, for you there is no more tall blonde blue-eyed Swedish females
> with legs all the way up to their shoulders?????

Sure, they'll still be in demand - but their shoulders would only be
at a height of 28" from the floor.

Doesn't 100+ years of gravity have a more pronounced (negative) effect
on taller people than shorter?

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