Archive for ethics and genetics

Summarizing “Hamlet’s BlackBerry: Building a Good Life in the Digital Age” (part 3)

To refresh your memory, here’s my “sum the sum” from part 2 of my summary of Hamlet’s Blackberry: To quote Powers, “Depth roots us in the world, gives life substance and wholeness.” Historical figures that seem to model depth are: Ludwig van Beethoven, Michelangelo, Emily Dickinson, Albert Einstein, Martin Luther King, Jr. Achieving depth seems […]

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Comment: We Can Go Home Now … The “Singularity” Is Here

Comment on: Singularity: Kurzweil on 2045, When Humans, Machines Merge – TIME. By Lev Grossman – Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 Hello all. I’ve been away nursing a rather nasty head cold (turned nasty cough now). While I was convalescing, I happened upon Lev Grossman’s article over at entitled Singularity: Kurzweil on 2045, When Humans, […]

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