Here is how we all die: from our teen delinquents

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Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:33 pm

http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-crack-in-cr ... -evolution

It's all about the new Nobel Winning Crispr technology:

"CRISPR, a new genome editing tool, could transform the field of biology"
http://gizmodo.com/everything-you-need- ... 1702114381

The big division is between repairing the soma of born humans vs changing the reproductive genetic code of .........anything.

Its "safe" right now.......in the laboratory of adults. BUT...its going to ESCAPE..... into the desktop applications and 3D biological printers of our unrestrained kiddies..... playing god as they will as a game with life on Earth..... just as gods have always done.

Don't know what "error" will be made, most likely an unintended consequence of something well meant==like turning your green eyed slider into a real Mutant Ninja Turtle to play with......but its coming. CAN'T BE STOPPED.

You gotta love HUMANITY. Big Brain is going to kill us all.
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Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:38 pm

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Post by ElectricMonk » Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:45 pm

So CRISPR is the new nanotech grey-goo or Skynet A.I.?
I must say that these doomsday technologies never live up to their hype.

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Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:51 pm

EM---of those choices, I'd say grey-goo. And the point is that this is NOT a doomsday technology but rather just the opposite: the best life saving technology we have that is advancing the boundaries of medicine and human health/longevity/and happiness.

.............................but Murphy's Law is still with us. 1000 excellent uses............balanced by one bad one. A really bad one. Not on purpose or design but just the random effect of chaos theory. Jurassic Park. We are more than dancing with Mother Nature...............and eventually, unavoidably........she'll spin too fast throwing us into the harsh wall of unintended consequences. always happens when you learn to dance the more difficult steps.
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Post by Lance Kennedy » Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:22 am

Bobbo

Still the eternal pessimist.

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Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:24 am

Yes, but rarely wrong. Thats the thing about pessimism.
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Post by OlegTheBatty » Sun Jul 09, 2017 5:46 pm

bobbo_the_Pragmatist wrote:Yes, but rarely wrong. Thats the thing about pessimism.
An optimistic view of pessimism. The true pessimist assumes his pessimistic prognostications are doomed to fail.
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Post by scrmbldggs » Sun Jul 09, 2017 5:55 pm

...but can find a fail in any outcome. :-P
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Post by OlegTheBatty » Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:19 pm

scrmbldggs wrote:...but can find a fail in any outcome. :-P
Yeah. When I won that lottery, all these gorgeous babes came on to me. Man, I hated that.
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Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:18 pm

Don't make me emPHAsize my nik!
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