Genetic, Robotic and Nanotech

Written by Robert Bruce Baird

Decision Time: Genetic, Robotic and Nano-Opportunities:

There is an abundance of technological threats and/or opportunities that mankind has before him. Whether or not there is an ethical basis upon which we might effectively utilize these technologies is something that worries many serious students of our species. The head ofrepparttar Club of Rome says we do not even have terminologies for common concepts or words that cross ethnic and cultural borders. (1) Hobbes and other Platonic hierarchy types throughout history would argue that there is no good reason to think mankind can be responsible enough to get over ‘beating his chest’ in headlong pursuit of his ego driven or Machiavellian ‘appeals to base human urges’. (Il Principe)

We can wireheadrepparttar 113473 masses and make them all quite happy but we seem more interested in giving them pharmacological lobotomies according to Breggins and Cohen. We could do whatrepparttar 113474 movie The Day The Earth Stood Still showed alien species had done withrepparttar 113475 robots to enforce peace. We could ensure free access to gene therapy and extendrepparttar 113476 life of all people till they can live to be as old as nine hundred years without parts replacement. According to some researchers this goal will be achieved byrepparttar 113477 year 2070 but it would necessitate changes in reproductive rights unless we are to make a concerted effort to start colonizing space soon. The decisions carry many downsides as well as upsides butrepparttar 113478 discussions don’t seem to be happening and we continue to train people for harmful or soon to be outmoded jobs. This article cannot address allrepparttar 113479 facts or factors but we must startrepparttar 113480 process. Bill Joyrepparttar 113481 Killjoy:

The March/April 2000 issue of Wired Magazine article byrepparttar 113482 noted expert in technology who developed Java and was a founder of Sun Microsystems made more than a little impact inrepparttar 113483 editorial coverage for a few weeks in my local newspaper. He warned us about genetic engineering that could end life on earth without pointing out thatrepparttar 113484 Israelis are trying to target their enemies with a genetic ethnic bomb. Perhaps he was not aware they are working on that but he was a part ofrepparttar 113485 SALT talks. The most important thing he brought torepparttar 113486 attention of readers wasrepparttar 113487 prediction that by 2035 humanity will be redundant inrepparttar 113488 performance of most jobs.

He quoted experts in many fields of endeavor and I agreed with him thatrepparttar 113489 dumping of human memory into sentient robots will not includerepparttar 113490 soul as people like Gary Hillis think. His sometimes debating partner Ray Kurzweil goes further (2) and speaks of even more rapid acceleration of technology. Not long after Joy’s article hitrepparttar 113491 stands we had NEC labs in Princeton, N. J. tell us they measured 300X light speed in a cesium chamber. Then camerepparttar 113492 US Army letting out faster than light information transfer contracts through Mr. Everitt in Durham, N. C. by November of that year. (3) The European attempt to reach Mars includes Ion Propulsion which can accelerate infinitely pastrepparttar 113493 speed of light. Quantum Teleporting was a cover story in Scientific American aroundrepparttar 113494 same time and yetrepparttar 113495 uninformed so-called ‘experts’ often deny many possibilities that relate thereto. I personally believe that a combination of Virtual Reality technology, Holography and nanotechnology will allow a form of time travel for complex systems despite what Hawking said. Hawking said they know time travel exists in small particles.

There are many exciting potentials just aroundrepparttar 113496 corner in many diverse fields that Joy and Kurzweil are not even expert in. Neurotechnology and implants or prosthetics headsrepparttar 113497 list of my personal concerns. When I was an active participant on a Neuroscience forum recently I discovered these people have no moral idea ofrepparttar 113498 implications of their work. Transhumanism (4) and Bostrom’s association that is relatively new already is fraught with fraud charges by other directors. Many of these people actually think it would serverepparttar 113499 universe best if robots replace humans entirely. I can’t arguerepparttar 113500 logic against that perspective when I look at power-mongering and mud-slinging inrepparttar 113501 bureaucracies called democratic in media owned by Synarchists. But I implore people to wake up before it is too late. We must participate and insistrepparttar 113502 technologies andrepparttar 113503 future use of them are done forrepparttar 113504 Greater Good of all life on earth. I agree with George Bush:

I found myself agreeing with Georgerepparttar 113505 Second of America when he pulled out ofrepparttar 113506 Kyoto Accord. This raisedrepparttar 113507 eyebrows of more than a few people I know. I believe he saw that saltingrepparttar 113508 skies with chemicals which would lessenrepparttar 113509 apparent pollution would not kill more people inrepparttar 113510 short term and savingrepparttar 113511 billions of dollars required to implement Kyoto would not take into considerationrepparttar 113512 use of nanobots which soon will be able to clean uprepparttar 113513 pollution and maybe even make money harvestingrepparttar 113514 minerals inrepparttar 113515 process.

What is a Mesothelioma Lawyer?

Written by TJ Newman

What is a Mesothelioma Lawyer?

Mesothelioma lawyers deal specifically with cases concerning people being exposed to asbestos inrepparttar work environment. Asbestos was used as a building material years ago because it was not flammable and did not conduct electricity. However, later studies have shown it can cause some forms of cancer. Mesothelioma, a form of cancer that affectsrepparttar 113472 inner lining ofrepparttar 113473 chest, is one of those forms of cancer. Because asbestos was a common building material and is still found, there has been a call for mesothelioma lawyers to look into cases of people who were exposed to asbestos and have been diagnosed with this form of cancer.Mesothelioma lawyers deal specifically with cases concerning people being exposed to asbestos inrepparttar 113474 work environment. Because asbestos was a common building material and is still found, there has been a call for mesothelioma lawyers to look into cases of people who were exposed to asbestos and have been diagnosed with this form of cancer.

The Mesothelioma Lawyer and Asbestos Cases

Before asbestos was found to be a potential cause for cancer, it was seen as a great building material. Therefore it was used a lot, and both workers who installed it and employees who worked in these buildings were unknowingly exposed to a cancerous element. These people are only now seeingrepparttar 113475 effects of their exposure to asbestos, and are bringing cases againstrepparttar 113476 companies that either installed it or ownedrepparttar 113477 buildings. The cases are increasing, causing a need for a specialized brand of lawyer -repparttar 113478 mesothelioma lawyer.

Some types of asbestos that can cause cancer:

  • Amosite
  • Anthophyllite
  • Chrysotile
  • Crocidolite

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