Semper Fidelis, Semper Liber.
Stolen fair and square from the Capt. Courtesey himself.I spit at lots of people through my computer screen. Not only does it "teach them a lesson" but it keeps the screen clean and shiny.
Gee, when I first read the subject line I thought it was about General Motors,
Early voting in Georgia. On the 20th of October this old Goldwater conservative voted against both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton by casting my vote for Gary Johnson. Neither Trump or Clinton belong within a million miles of the Oval Office.
What could possibly go wrong?
I think this is one of those situations that we might HAVE to go down this road whether we want to or not. The rest of the world is not subject to our code of ethics or morality and you can bet that this science is already wildly advanced beyond anything that you are going to hear about publicly.
You can literally send your brain into overload trying to contemplate all of the potential ramifications. Interesting times we live in for sure.
2016: NONE OF THE ABOVE
Let me be the first to welcome our new little overlords. All hail our new masters!
Wait until somebody figures out the genetic predisposition to voting Republican or Democrat. Instead of importing new voters, Democrats will just breed them.
Long time no see! We must be posting on different threads...
Excellent post! I was an avid follower of the StarTrek series, and I have them all on DVDs so I can re-watch them at leisure. So many times scientists discover something that could be beneficial, but then carry that thought further into things that were never imagined initially. What's to stop them from proceeding further to see what is possible? Nothing. That's what research is for, I guess.
There was also a series called "First Wave" that covered this topic, but unfortunately DVDs are not yet available, or I would have them! In one show humans were modified to give them gills to breathe underwater for harvesting plant life from oceans.. Anything is possible. "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it" William Arthur Ward.
I am not sure we are ready for it.