[ExI] Maximum Jailbreak, and the legacy of Stephen Hawking Message-ID:
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 15:22:21 UTC 2018
My question about living in space: what do you do about the radiation for
the long term? Did you ever read Lois McMaster Bujold? Her space living
humans were designed with four hands, not needing legs in space. Quaddies.
On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 10:15 AM Giulio Prisco <giulio at gmail.com> wrote:
> Or just upload people to suitable hardware. I think this will be the
> long-term solution.
> On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 4:50 PM <spike at rainier66.com> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: extropy-chat <extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org> On Behalf
> Of SR
> > Ballard
> > Subject: Re: [ExI] Maximum Jailbreak, and the legacy of Stephen Hawking
> > Message-ID:
> > >...Yes, I think if we go to space sooner, it will become more of a
> > impetus to create post-human forms, because it will be so obvious we need
> > them.
> > >...SR Ballard
> > Ja. If we get sufficiently advanced in genetics, we could do selective
> > breeding of humans, only with a cool twist. Perhaps we could selectively
> > breed humans with minds like the genetic parents but with small spindly
> > bodies more suited to reduced gravity and limited resources of an L5
> > station.
> > spike
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