Non-Infomorphs ??

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Cthulhu Cthulhu's picture
Non-Infomorphs ??

People are contrary creatures.

At a time when most people [apparently] are bundles of data, swapping bodies and living extended lives...
...Are there people who reject this, for ethical reasons ??

Richard Morgan has religious organisation rejecting re-sleeving on religious grounds, but we have the Amish rejecting modern culture...
...And Luddites are always a possibility.

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RobBoyle RobBoyle's picture
Yes, there are
Yes, there are bioconservatives, religious sects, and neo-primitivists who oppose uploading, resleeving, etc. They're a minority, however.

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thefnord thefnord's picture
A dying minority.

I mean, come on. You'll obviously outlive them. Perhaps a couple sleeves later, depending how risky your endeavours. : ) They don't resleeve, they don't use nanotech to fight off alien bacterial infections (Those martian STDs are hell.) and don't genengineer better offsprings. A couple editions and they're mostly gone. : )

-tF

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Cardul Cardul's picture
Unless they breed like
Unless they breed like rabbits and oppose contraception... Why is this thought bring to mind a Monty Python skit?
Admini Admini's picture
You know too much about

You know too much about Martian STDs. Guess that's what happens when you interface without a firewall.
The Doctor The Doctor's picture
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Admini Admini's picture
Because you like Monty a

Because you like Monty a little more than you should. Speaking of protection...
Tearlach Tearlach's picture
Just because they breed like

Just because they breed like bunnies doesn't mean their memes will survive them. The good thing abuot natural born children are that they come equipped with their own fully-functioning brains.

Zophiel Zophiel's picture
Re: Just because they breed like
Tearlach wrote:
Just because they breed like bunnies doesn't mean their memes will survive them. The good thing abuot natural born children are that they come equipped with their own fully-functioning brains.
Then why does it take so damn long to program them?