"I, like many atheists don't think it's very likely that things exist that are not physical. Because of this, it seems likely that human cognition comes from a physical phenomena.
This way of thought(naturalism) doesn't give any…"
""Either screening the sperm/egg to the end of swapping the sperm/egg if one doesn't like the probability offered of passing problematic genetic traits or screening the ebryo for invitro fertilization."
Ok but out of the two why…"
""Is determinism factual?"
When you're getting into things this close to epistemology, I think it's important return to the basic truths that only rational knowledge can be interpreted as truely and surely factual, while…"
"So when you say "swap" genetic material, you don't mean matching to a different partner? You mean switching the specific sperm and egg.
To be honest, I don't have the knowledge of genetics that would be required to…"
"I'm sorry, I'm having trouble understanding the proposed program. The eggs and sperm are collected and them matched together and then given back on demand?
"does this sound incredibly unrealistic?"
"For two people who want to hand pick each other for the genetics, it doesn't have to be involuntary. However I don't think that the widespread scale scenario is realistic voluntarily(sorry to have not been clear on that).
"I think that it's an almost meaningless arguement, because transhumanism makes eugenics obsolete. Some may say that most of the accomplishments of eugenics that could theoretically be replaced by transhumanism don't exist yet, however…"
"Argument for evolution.
1. Traits are passed through offspring.
2.more successful traits remain due to natural selection.
3.These traits come from DNA/RNA.
4. Mitosis and other phenomenon that involve replication of genes are rarely perfect,…"
"Do you see the belief in radical life extension and transhumanism as being upheld by the same things as after life in Christianity? After reading a great deal about it, I'm still on the fence as to weather or not radical life extension is in my…"
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