[ExI] kinder gentler

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Fri Oct 16 03:56:49 UTC 2020

On Thu, Oct 15, 2020 at 12:32 PM Anton Sherwood via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> I'm reading a book about domestication syndrome: when mammals are
> selected for reduced aggression, they acquire a cluster of seemingly
> unrelated and irrelevant traits.
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domestication_syndrome
> The trigger appears to be simple enough that I can imagine a mad
> scientist releases a virus that domesticates most of the world's
> mammals.  Who'll write that story?

Maybe a virus to domesticate humans, in search of floppy ears and novel
coat colors/patterns?
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