[ExI] you cn't always get what you wnt

David C. Harris dharris234 at mindspring.com
Sun Aug 12 04:10:11 UTC 2007

I'm probably going to regret this, but I thought of the old slogan 
"Sometimes ya gotta do what ya gotta do".     ;-)

Much better, think of it as purchasing blood donations from willing 
sellers at a price that might even help them pay for college!  It 
wouldn't be radically different from the "donate blood to get money to 
buy whiskey" tradition of the impoverished people of large cities (once 
impolitely called "bums").  But in an orderly legal market, living a 
healthy life would be rewarded by higher prices for one's blood, 
improving the life quality of both seller and buyer.

BTW: Virgins would not be necessary.  Condom use would be sufficient.  
But all those conservative Christians who perpetuate illness by 
discouraging stem cell research could make up for it by doing something 
beneficial, like donating life-extending blood while "waiting until 

Just a couple thoughts.

  - David

BillK wrote:
> On 8/12/07, David C. Harris wrote:
>> As I read that, with my creative streak being exposed, it suggests
>> vampires had it wrong in their search for immortality.  Rather than
>> DRINKING blood, they should have arranged transfusions of young
>> blood!    ;-)
> ...
> That's a great marketing image!
> Transhumanists as withered old vampires draining the blood of young virgins.
> We'll be swamped with join applications.
> Can't you bring sex into it somewhere as well?
> BillK   ;)

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