The Singularity

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    YOu watched too many Terminator movies
     
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    Of course it will happen. It's happening now. I predict in a couple hundred years that robotic bodies will be available to replace human bodies for those who want them.
     
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    For those who want and can afford them, you mean. I find the prospect of a world full to overflowing with the likes of Donald Trump so repulsive I can barely speak.

    Tell me something...when people can live forever, will they still be able to reproduce?
     
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    That linked article wasn't especially helpful to me, dilloduck. What say you on the reproductive powers of wealthy people with greatly extended lifespans?
     
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    Of course. As long as they have DNA, they'll find a way.
     
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    Ugh. I am having the same reaction that I always have, watching sci fi movies: No thankies.
     
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    Science and science fiction will continue to merge. I would imagine there will always be those opposed to this, like the Quakers.
     
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    Some may choose to go that way,

    but my money's on Stem Cells, Cloning and Genetic Engineering,

    since a major amount of the Beauty of Life are the Sensations of Life,

    and you just can't make metal feel.

    And, I agree ~ it will only be available to the UBER rich, once it's out of R&D.
     
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