[ExI] shining example and COVID-19 (John Clark)
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 16:10:45 UTC 2020
Different strokes for different folks. The goal isn't to make everyone
"better" in the same way, it's to give people the ability to change what
they want to change about themselves.
What would I change about myself? I could be the next John Clark, making
sure everyone knows the answer to that, but that would quickly become
We are talking at cross purposes. I am talking about genetic manipulation
of ova and sperm. I do think I would make everyone better in the same
way: far better immune systems, for instance. And the changes will be in
the fertilized egg, not a borned person. But I suppose that genetic
changes to adults could happen through epigenetics. bill w
On Mon, Mar 23, 2020 at 6:20 PM Dave Sill via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 23, 2020, 3:38 PM William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> When I joined this group one of my main reasons was to get some input
>> relating to psychology. In particular: just what changes in humans did we
>> want? Increase IQ, bolster immune system, etc. Change our personalities?
>> I got nowhere. I don't recall one person who replied to that post. I was
>> flabbergasted and dumbfounded. Still am. Always open to discuss that topic
>> at any length.
>> For instance: should we be shorter? Thinner? More introverted?
> Different strokes for different folks. The goal isn't to make everyone
> "better" in the same way, it's to give people the ability to change what
> they want to change about themselves.
> What would I change about myself? I could be the next John Clark, making
> sure everyone knows the answer to that, but that would quickly become
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