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Memories of the 28th Century

Miscellaneous thoughts about miscellaneous matters

  1. Improving Humanity

    by , 07-12-2014 at 10:42 AM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    I realize that improving humanity would be a matter of opinion, but it can be interesting to think about improving a complicated organism. First throw out everything that you have ever read about improving the human race. Some of it might actually be reasonable, but most such things are just wrong. Writers of fiction use improved humans as plot devices, and some scientists test theories by thinking of the implications.

    There are good reasons for many of the genetic disorders that ...

    Updated 07-12-2014 at 01:48 PM by PeterL

  2. End of Evolution

    by , 04-02-2014 at 09:32 AM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    Whether one believes that evolution is factual or that everything was created on October 23, 4004 BCE is of no consequence, because there has been evolutionary change since 4004 BCE, but that may have changed within the last couple of centuries. It is possible that human evolution has been brought to a stop. I suspect that this hiatus will fail in the end, but it may have some ill effects, or this hiatus may simply turn out to be a different step in evolution. The specific matter to which I refer ...

    Updated 04-03-2014 at 04:09 PM by PeterL