Cue “Thus Spake Zarathustra”- Man just became God

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Craig Venter, the maverick yet mainstream scientist who pioneered the Human Genome Project and now the Craig Venter Institute has done it- he took real Mycoplasma bacterial DNA- uploaded it as info, then transcribed it into artificial DNA and put it into a bacterial shell. Presto! Artificial life that is self-reproducing.

It’s the End of the World (as we know it) – unless you support my fund

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The movie “Self/Less” and the Persistence of Memory

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The premise of Self/less is that the brain’s consciousness is like a hard drive that can be used to store new information is interesting because it runs up against the failure of the ethically-challenged scientists to completely wipe the host body’s memories.