[FoRK] "Synthetic Life"

Bill Stoddard bill at wstoddard.com
Thu Apr 1 11:51:01 PST 2004


Russell Turpin wrote:
> Interesting article:
> 
> http://www.guardian.co.uk/life/feature/story/0,13026,1182698,00.html
> 
> It amazes me, though, that these scientists thought
> it appropriate to ask religious professionals about the
> ethical issues. Would anyone ask a tribal shaman
> about the ethical issues of the internet? 
Does the answer depend on whether the shaman had the power to shutdown the internet? It's PR pure and simple.

Bill


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