[extropy-chat] Human - Posthuman gap

Rik van Riel riel at surriel.com
Sat Apr 30 04:31:11 UTC 2005

On Thu, 28 Apr 2005, Samantha Atkins wrote:

> If it is wrong for them to keep us relatively dumb and short-lived would 
> it be right for us to force >human intelligence and indefinitely long 
> life span on them against their wishes?

That's just a post-human variation on the pro-life movement.
Very much against the libertarian principles many of the
people on this list hold when it comes to other areas. 

"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan

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