Great Mambo Chicken And The Transhuman Condition has ratings and 27 reviews. Jason said: I got depressed to tears reading Bill McKibben’s Enough: S. How does a Great Mambo Chicken come about anyway? Well, some scientists were sitting around wandering what was so great about living in one-G. Great Mambo Chicken and the Transhuman Condition by Ed Regis, Viking, pp , £ What is a great mambo chicken? Well, it’s what you.
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Great Mambo Chicken And The Transhuman Condition: Science Slightly Over The Edge by Ed Regis
Great ideas share skulls with foolish thoughts. It’s ‘people have hubris chickeh can back it up with science, awesome! Thankfully Dartmouth psychology prof Jack Baird pointed out the patent absurdity of this proposal: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Or one on the far side of the Virgo cluster? They wanted to gain complete control over matter, and they wanted to extend mankind’s rightful sovereignty out across the solar system, into the Galaxy, and out into the rest of the cosmos.
Great Mambo Chicken And The Transhuman Condition: Science Slightly Over The Edge
While I certainly understand the appeal of backing-up those I love, at precisely the same time the implications horrify me. Back in my nanotechnology phase, when I actually believed in the new human race, before I gave up all hope on everything.
Contact us for rights and issues inquiries. Vignettes about half-baked, sci-fi plans and inventions and the crackpots behind chicoen. Great Mambo Chicken and the Transhuman Condition is, ostensibly, ab “Should we give one party per galaxy?
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Just as it is still fun to imagine and hope for all the could-bes, because wouldn’t that be something? I read this book a number of years ago now too many to think about, really but loved how it explored concepts that were then on the fringes of extreme science.
Jul 27, Vanessa rated it liked it Recommended to Vanessa by: Enter the gray area between overheated imagination and overheated reality, and meet a network of scientists bent on creating artificial life forms, building time machines, hatching plans for dismantling the sun, enclosing the solar system in a cosmic eggshell, and faxing human minds to the far side of the galaxy. Jul 15, Jason rated it liked it Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem?
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Refresh and try again. Not a natural resource in terms of the light, warmth, and energy it supplies to the earth, but as raw material for absurd construction projects needed to support the trillions of people inhabiting the inside of the inevitable bubble around the solar system.
Jun 14, Kevin Nad rated it really liked it. This has to be one of the most interesting, entertaining and weirdest science books I’ve ever read. And indeed that sort of hubristic style of thinking is basically the main theme of the book. Ed Regis holds a Ph.
Lists with This Book. Just when we think these scientists can get no more bizarre, we come to the ultimate example of hubris, in David Criswell’s proposal to use the sun as a natural resource. People who wanted tomorrow to come today.
Sep 30, Swati rated it really liked it. Apr 15, Todd rated it really liked it. And while the title overpromises on the fun factor of this book, it is still a more humorous introduction to transhumanism than fighting through Kurzweil’s diagrams To the Native Americans, land is especially sacred I got depressed to tears reading Bill McKibben’s Enough: