[ExI] head transplants
pharos at gmail.com
Mon Jul 8 18:09:14 UTC 2013
On Mon, Jul 8, 2013 at 5:46 PM, Gordon wrote:
> If and when they become possible, I think they should be called body
> transplants as opposed to head transplants. If my doctor told me he wanted
> to attach a donor body to my head, I would consider it. If he wanted to
> attach a donor head to my body, I would definitely seek a second opinion.
I think they will be called body transplants.
It should become possible to have a standard socket fitted to every body neck.
Then you could swap bodies depending on what you wanted to do.
Running a marathon, scuba swimming, high altitude work, competitive sports......
Bodies develop muscle memory so that movements become instinctive.
It is also useful to swap if a body gets badly injured.
Amputees already do this by fitting special blades for running, etc.
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