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  1. Let's prevent WW III

    by , 04-10-2024 at 07:26 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    This morning, I saw a reference to Sir Winston Churchill, and that got me remembering him. He deserves a great deal of credit for bringing WW II to an end and some credit for building the postwar World and NATO. As we all recall, he replaces Neville Chamberlain as prime minister of the UK. Chamberlain had helped start the war by trying appease Hitler. Churchill spoke against appeasement, and that got him the PM job after the war had begun. Poland was invaded on October 5, 1939, and Churchill became ...

    Updated 04-10-2024 at 07:30 PM by PeterL

  2. 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