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Eeyore
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2006 8:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Nanotechnology is the ultimate cure Reply with quote

jimp@specsol.spam.sux.com wrote:

Quote:
In sci.physics Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelations@removethis.hotmail.com> wrote:

jimp@specsol.spam.sux.com wrote:

Will it ........... curry a horse ?

Curried horse ?????

Graham

Best served with lots of rice...

curry (2) 1. To rub and clean (a horse) with a currycomb.

A new usage to me.

I've had goat curry in Bristol courtesy of 'West Indian' locals there. It's
considered a treat and very tasty it is too.

Graham
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T Wake
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2006 9:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Nanotechnology is the ultimate cure Reply with quote

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In article <nYSdnXZz1ZQ2pD3ZRVny2Q@pipex.net>, "T Wake"
Usenet.es7AT@gishpuppy.com> wrote:

"David Bostwick" <david.bostwick@chemistry.gatech.edu> wrote in message
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In article <iYedncCAboBvtD3ZnZ2dnUVZ8qSdnZ2d@pipex.net>, "T Wake"
Usenet.es7AT@gishpuppy.com> wrote:

"Radium" <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote in message
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[...]

Oops. Stupid me. I already said that negative emotions would be
blocked
and sadness is a negative emotion.

You need to get over this fixation that emotions can be "negative" or
"positive" (in a "good vs bad" manner).



But most of us will agree on the truth of the second sentence.

(<pedantic>Do you mean second half of the sentence?</pedantic>)

I am not sure I do, I agree sadness is a sad emotion however I have never
really experienced it as being "negative."



No, the second sentence. The first is "Oops." The third refers to
blocking emotions.

(<embarrassed>D'oh!</embarrassed>)

Sorry. I must learn to pay attention properly when I read things. For some
reason that had all blurred into one sentence.....

Time for a trip to the opticians, methinks.

Yes. I agree with you 100% now.
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jimp@specsol.spam.sux.com
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2006 9:25 pm    Post subject: Re: Nanotechnology is the ultimate cure Reply with quote

In sci.physics Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelations@removethis.hotmail.com> wrote:


Quote:
jimp@specsol.spam.sux.com wrote:

In sci.physics Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelations@removethis.hotmail.com> wrote:

jimp@specsol.spam.sux.com wrote:

Will it ........... curry a horse ?

Curried horse ?????

Graham

Best served with lots of rice...

curry (2) 1. To rub and clean (a horse) with a currycomb.

A new usage to me.

I've had goat curry in Bristol courtesy of 'West Indian' locals there. It's
considered a treat and very tasty it is too.

Graham

Are you in the US? I believe the term is American.

By the Bristol comment, I would guess not.

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Tom Ring
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2006 9:43 pm    Post subject: Re: Nanotechnology is the ultimate cure Reply with quote

jimp@specsol.spam.sux.com wrote:
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Will it drive a truck, pick a tomatoe, clean a window, fix a flat
tire, cure a hangnail, empty the cat litter box, relieve ragweed
alergies, change a light bulb, feed the dog, paint the house,
patch the roof, eliminate malaria, bring sanity to the psychotic,
stop diarhea, cook an exquisite agnello coi funghi, change the
sheets, diaper the baby, cleanse the palate, weed the garden, mow
the lawn, curry a horse, haul the freight, grease a landing at IFR
minimums, find where the yellow went, toot the horn, ring the bell,
raise the dead, bring world peace, bring in the clowns, solve a
crime, and most of all, will it give you a clue?


Curried horse? Hmm. Well, I'd try it.

tom
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Radium
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2006 10:34 pm    Post subject: Re: Nanotechnology is the ultimate cure Reply with quote

T Wake wrote:
Quote:
"Radium" <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote in message
news:1151334380.089550.36310@r2g2000cwb.googlegroups.com...

T Wake wrote:
"Radium" <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote in message
news:1151329989.435651.325280@m73g2000cwd.googlegroups.com...

Phineas T Puddleduck wrote:
In article <1151300473.631910.115850@b68g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>,
Radium <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote:


Nanotechnology can do all that plus infinitely more.

It can block out the negative emotions in the brain while amplifying
the positive emotions.

Nanobots are heroes. Please make them.

When are you 13?

I am 22.

Seriously, how old are you? Your post makes me feel like an eighty year
old...

I am also aware of a high probability of nanotechnology
providing immortality -- *not* invincibility -- to living organisms
such as humans.

What probability do you give this? What time span and what testing
criteria
have you used? (for example saying that over the course of the lifespan
of
the universe, there is a 51% chance it will happen is a bit meaningless)


Why on Earth do you think immortality is a good thing and especially so
if
you are going to modify the brain to block out "negative" emotions
(welcome
to the Prozac generation)?

Immortality would spare us the sadness of losing our family members to
"old age".

And take away any need to bond as a family unit early on. What is the point
of "getting to know" your grandparents when they actually will be around for
ever?



Quote:
The cycle of life is important for many reasons. What value is there to
doing things in your lifetime, when your life time is no longer finite?

Immortality would make life like a video game -- much more fun than
today's world. Nanotechnology sure is magic.
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Phineas T Puddleduck
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2006 10:43 pm    Post subject: Re: Nanotechnology is the ultimate cure Reply with quote

In article <1151361240.071301.210160@b68g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>,
Radium <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote:

Quote:

The cycle of life is important for many reasons. What value is there to
doing things in your lifetime, when your life time is no longer finite?

Immortality would make life like a video game -- much more fun than
today's world. Nanotechnology sure is magic.

Ok I was wrong. You're not 13. You're 3.

--
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Jaffa cakes. Sweet delicious orangey jaffa goodness, and an abject lesson why
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Phineas T Puddleduck
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2006 10:44 pm    Post subject: Re: Nanotechnology is the ultimate cure Reply with quote

In article <1151360941.883821.17670@y41g2000cwy.googlegroups.com>,
Radium <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote:

Quote:

Here's a hint to your stupidity... population rise.

Okay, then we will need some "starships" to prevent overcrowding on
earth, won't we.

Shall I just pluck them out of my arse then shall I?

--
The greatest enemy of science is pseudoscience.

Jaffa cakes. Sweet delicious orangey jaffa goodness, and an abject lesson why
parroting information from the web will not teach you cosmology.

Official emperor of sci.physics, head mumbler of the "Cult of INSANE SCIENCE".
Please pay no attention to my butt poking forward, it is expanding.

Relf's Law?
"Bullshit repeated to the limit of infinity asymptotically approaches
the odour of roses."
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jmfbahciv@aol.com
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 27, 2006 11:27 am    Post subject: Re: Nanotechnology is the ultimate cure Reply with quote

In article <LKTng.46$25.3631@news.uchicago.edu>,
mmeron@cars3.uchicago.edu wrote:
Quote:
In article <e7o9v6$8qk_004@s956.apx1.sbo.ma.dialup.rcn.com>,
jmfbahciv@aol.com writes:
In article <C5Lng.45$25.3454@news.uchicago.edu>,
mmeron@cars3.uchicago.edu wrote:
In article <1151300473.631910.115850@b68g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>,
"Radium"
glucegen1@excite.com> writes:

jimp@specsol.spam.sux.com wrote:
In sci.physics Radium <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote:
Yes. Nanotech is the cure for almost everything. It can make life
eternal and can keep each and every portion of the brain eternally
active at peak metabolic rate.

GO NANO!!!!!!!


Will it drive a truck, pick a tomatoe, clean a window, fix a flat
tire, cure a hangnail, empty the cat litter box, relieve ragweed
alergies, change a light bulb, feed the dog, paint the house,
patch the roof, eliminate malaria, bring sanity to the psychotic,
stop diarhea, cook an exquisite agnello coi funghi, change the
sheets, diaper the baby, cleanse the palate, weed the garden, mow
the lawn, curry a horse, haul the freight, grease a landing at IFR
minimums, find where the yellow went, toot the horn, ring the bell,
raise the dead, bring world peace, bring in the clowns, solve a
crime, and most of all, will it give you a clue?

Nanotechnology can do all that plus infinitely more.

It can block out the negative emotions in the brain while amplifying
the positive emotions.

Nanobots are heroes. Please make them.

You must be either trolling or extremely gullible. If it is the
second, I've a lovely nanobridge for sale.

Is the maintenance manual written by Zeno?

He was writing it, promised to deliver when he finishes crossing the
bridge.

Heh. That sounds like all of our OS projects. My tombstone
will have the phrase, "I finally finished something" on it.

/BAH
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jmfbahciv@aol.com
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 27, 2006 11:30 am    Post subject: Re: Nanotechnology is the ultimate cure Reply with quote

In article <1151360941.883821.17670@y41g2000cwy.googlegroups.com>,
"Radium" <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote:
Quote:

Phineas T Puddleduck wrote:
In article <1151334270.257645.25170@r2g2000cwb.googlegroups.com>,
Radium <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote:

Phineas T Puddleduck wrote:
In article <1151329989.435651.325280@m73g2000cwd.googlegroups.com>,
Radium <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote:

When are you 13?

I am 22. I am also aware of a high probability of nanotechnology
providing immortality -- *not* invincibility -- to living organisms
such as humans.

Really? In what episode of Star Trek was this in?


Here's a hint - discuss the impact on Earth of an immortal humanity.

Well, how about making all non-human life immortal and ridding
non-human life of negative emotions? Us humans have traumatized other
species since our existence, it is time we do something to benefit
them.





Here's a hint to your stupidity... population rise.

Okay, then we will need some "starships" to prevent overcrowding on
earth, won't we.

But nobody will do the work to invent them if they are immortal.
Death in one's future creates great incentive to get something
done quickly.

/BAH
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jmfbahciv@aol.com
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 27, 2006 11:33 am    Post subject: Re: Nanotechnology is the ultimate cure Reply with quote

In article <1151334270.257645.25170@r2g2000cwb.googlegroups.com>,
"Radium" <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote:
Quote:

Phineas T Puddleduck wrote:
In article <1151329989.435651.325280@m73g2000cwd.googlegroups.com>,
Radium <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote:

When are you 13?

I am 22. I am also aware of a high probability of nanotechnology
providing immortality -- *not* invincibility -- to living organisms
such as humans.

Really? In what episode of Star Trek was this in?


Here's a hint - discuss the impact on Earth of an immortal humanity.

Well, how about making all non-human life immortal and ridding
non-human life of negative emotions?

Define a negative emotion of a non-human.

Quote:
Us humans have traumatized other
species since our existence, it is time we do something to benefit
them.

Isn't eating some of them enough of a benefit?

Tell me. Do you allow all mosquitoes to drink your blood and
leave malaria bugs in your body?

/BAH
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jmfbahciv@aol.com
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 27, 2006 11:37 am    Post subject: Re: Nanotechnology is the ultimate cure Reply with quote

In article <e7pfjo$1sh$1@news-int2.gatech.edu>,
david.bostwick@chemistry.gatech.edu (David Bostwick) wrote:
Quote:
In article <nYSdnXZz1ZQ2pD3ZRVny2Q@pipex.net>, "T Wake"
Usenet.es7AT@gishpuppy.com> wrote:

"David Bostwick" <david.bostwick@chemistry.gatech.edu> wrote in message
news:e7pb71$8a$1@news-int2.gatech.edu...
In article <iYedncCAboBvtD3ZnZ2dnUVZ8qSdnZ2d@pipex.net>, "T Wake"
Usenet.es7AT@gishpuppy.com> wrote:

"Radium" <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote in message
news:1151334891.212807.57320@u72g2000cwu.googlegroups.com...

[...]

Oops. Stupid me. I already said that negative emotions would be blocked
and sadness is a negative emotion.

You need to get over this fixation that emotions can be "negative" or
"positive" (in a "good vs bad" manner).



But most of us will agree on the truth of the second sentence.

(<pedantic>Do you mean second half of the sentence?</pedantic>)

I am not sure I do, I agree sadness is a sad emotion however I have never
really experienced it as being "negative."



No, the second sentence. The first is "Oops." The third refers to
blocking emotions.

Why chastise the kid when he is starting to think in a fit of
rationality and examining his conclusion?

/BAH
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jmfbahciv@aol.com
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 27, 2006 11:39 am    Post subject: Re: Nanotechnology is the ultimate cure Reply with quote

In article <1151361240.071301.210160@b68g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>,
"Radium" <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote:
Quote:

T Wake wrote:
"Radium" <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote in message
news:1151334380.089550.36310@r2g2000cwb.googlegroups.com...

T Wake wrote:
"Radium" <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote in message
news:1151329989.435651.325280@m73g2000cwd.googlegroups.com...

Phineas T Puddleduck wrote:
In article <1151300473.631910.115850@b68g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>,
Radium <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote:


Nanotechnology can do all that plus infinitely more.

It can block out the negative emotions in the brain while
amplifying
the positive emotions.

Nanobots are heroes. Please make them.

When are you 13?

I am 22.

Seriously, how old are you? Your post makes me feel like an eighty year
old...

I am also aware of a high probability of nanotechnology
providing immortality -- *not* invincibility -- to living organisms
such as humans.

What probability do you give this? What time span and what testing
criteria
have you used? (for example saying that over the course of the lifespan
of
the universe, there is a 51% chance it will happen is a bit meaningless)


Why on Earth do you think immortality is a good thing and especially so
if
you are going to modify the brain to block out "negative" emotions
(welcome
to the Prozac generation)?

Immortality would spare us the sadness of losing our family members to
"old age".

And take away any need to bond as a family unit early on. What is the point
of "getting to know" your grandparents when they actually will be around
for
ever?



The cycle of life is important for many reasons. What value is there to
doing things in your lifetime, when your life time is no longer finite?

Immortality would make life like a video game -- much more fun than
today's world. Nanotechnology sure is magic.

You need to get out in the real world. I don't think you've
ever visited it. Real life is never boring; quite the
opposite, IME.

/BAH
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jmfbahciv@aol.com
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 27, 2006 12:04 pm    Post subject: Re: Nanotechnology is the ultimate cure Reply with quote

In article <1151330262.493597.264630@b68g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>,
"Radium" <glucegen1@excite.com> wrote:
Quote:

zzbunker@netscape.net wrote:
Radium wrote:
Yes. Nanotech is the cure for almost everything. It can make life
eternal and can keep each and every portion of the brain eternally
active at peak metabolic rate.


So far the only thing nanotech has proved of any use for
is a leveraged buyout of pico-tech.

Nanobots can be used to help keep our cells healthy and longer-lived.
Theoretically, immortality is possible. Nanobots are the most practical
source of such a blessing. Nanotech is far more efficient than genetic
engineering.

That would be a whole new meaning to BSOD.


/BAH
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 27, 2006 12:05 pm    Post subject: Re: Nanotechnology is the ultimate cure Reply with quote

In article <44A044B3.E62C40A4@REMOVETHIS.hotmail.com>,
Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelations@REMOVETHIS.hotmail.com> wrote:
Quote:


jimp@specsol.spam.sux.com wrote:

In sci.physics Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelations@removethis.hotmail.com
wrote:

jimp@specsol.spam.sux.com wrote:

Will it ........... curry a horse ?

Curried horse ?????

Graham

Best served with lots of rice...

curry (2) 1. To rub and clean (a horse) with a currycomb.

A new usage to me.

Then you need to get out more and live.

/BAH
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jmfbahciv@aol.com
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Joined: 12 Sep 2005
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 27, 2006 12:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Nanotechnology is the ultimate cure Reply with quote

In article <44a054f8$0$1006$39cecf19@news.twtelecom.net>,
Tom Ring <news0002@taring.org> wrote:
Quote:
jimp@specsol.spam.sux.com wrote:


Will it drive a truck, pick a tomatoe, clean a window, fix a flat
tire, cure a hangnail, empty the cat litter box, relieve ragweed
alergies, change a light bulb, feed the dog, paint the house,
patch the roof, eliminate malaria, bring sanity to the psychotic,
stop diarhea, cook an exquisite agnello coi funghi, change the
sheets, diaper the baby, cleanse the palate, weed the garden, mow
the lawn, curry a horse, haul the freight, grease a landing at IFR
minimums, find where the yellow went, toot the horn, ring the bell,
raise the dead, bring world peace, bring in the clowns, solve a
crime, and most of all, will it give you a clue?


Curried horse? Hmm. Well, I'd try it.

Do people really not know how to use a currycomb?

I'd hire /jimp in a nanosecond.

/BAH
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