March 11, 2006

Odds and ends [11-Mar-06]

"Medical advances proposed by transhumanists would only shine light on inequalities that already exist." -- Josh Macdonald, Daily Bruin

"A suspicion, aversion or dislike of technology is not irrational. It doesn’t mean one wants to live the life of the Amish." -- Daniel Dinello

263 doctors from around the world recently urged the US military to stop force-feeding detainees on hunger strikes at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp, calling the procedure "degrading and unethical." The doctors wrote a letter that was published in The Lancet medical journal.

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