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Technoprogressive? BioConservative? Huh?
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A Global Civilization Heads for the Stars and Our Amazing Nanotechnology Future


Dick Pelletier


Ethical Technology

January 02, 2013

Experts predict that over the next nine decades, exponential advances in biotech, nanotech, infotech, and cognitive sciences will enable humanity to evolve from a group of self-centered squabbling cultures to become a peaceful global village with amazing technological abilities.

During the last century, researchers unraveled one of humanity’s greatest mysteries: the nature of life. We discovered that the almost magical properties of living things, the ability to grow, heal and reproduce, was brought about by life’s molecular machinery.


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Posted by Armand  on  01/02  at  01:48 PM

When you’re giving an example of someone ordering from a nano-factory, it should be “Tea, Earl Gray, hot.”





Posted by Dick Pelletier  on  01/02  at  02:04 PM

Yes, Captain Jean Luc Picard said it right!






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