From: John K Clark (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Feb 10 2009 - 03:17:10 MST
On Tue, 10 Feb 2009 "Brad Johnson"
> Reconstructing a biological organism however will
> not be like playing with Lego bricks.
Itís exactly like playing with Lego bricks. Well ok, itís a few hundred
thousand million billion trillion times as complex, but donít bother me
> to place an individual molecule in an x,y,z coordinate
> could only be perfectly possible under the conditions of absolute zero.
And yet life manages to do just that every day and in conditions a bit
hotter than absolute zero. What random mutation and natural selection
has managed to do intelligence can do too, and do it one hell of a lot
> Another staggering hindrance of this type of teleportation [Ö]
No need to go on, I personally donít think this sort of quantum
teleportation will ever work for anything much bigger than a virus. But
as incredible as it sounds Iíve been wrong before.
On the other hand a copy of you made by nanotechnology will be entirely
> Our brains and the operations of our thoughts occur on
> such a complex level that we cannot fathom it.
> no computer can either
> none of this will be achievable until our intellects are augmented
> I strongly urge you to stop entertaining
> yourselves with science magazine
I should stop reading Science, the top science magazine (Nature might
disagree) on the planet? Iíve heard more idiotic suggestions, but not
> and begin postulating and formulating a way to bend space.
The thing is that nobody has any idea about how to bend space except by
concentrating a huge amount of matter, and thatís hard. Information on
the other hand, well, lots of people have interesting ideas about that
and information is much easier to manipulate than matter.
> I do apologize for being a total buzzkill
No problem, youíre not a buzzkill, youíre just wrong. It happens to even
the best of us from time to time.
John K Clark
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