From: Jeff Bone (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Oct 15 2000 - 11:51:25 PDT
Eugene Leitl wrote:
> (Remember, all
> it takes is a fertile couple (or a female with frozen sperm, or a
> cloning kit) stashed away somewhere to get the whole monkey show
Well, not exactly, there's the whole minimum seed population necessary to have
viable genetic diversity, but then you know that.
> We humans are much, much harder to kill than any other species:
Roaches. Maximum grossiverminitude seems to trump even high technology. ;-)
> Given enough technology, we will
> eventually sustainably live in space, ultimatively evolving (with a
> rational design twist) to natively live in deep space.
> Anything powerful enough to kill us under current circumstances will
> essentially sterilize the whole ball of dirt.
Nah, I think aforementioned big rock could do the job for us nicely but would
probably leave the freakin' roaches.
> It has to be malignant AI, or an ecovorous molecular
> omniphage self-rep weapon.
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