[LMB] Replicators vs. physical gestation

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Sun Apr 1 16:21:03 BST 2012

On Apr 1, 2012, at 9:22 AM, Tony Zbaraschuk wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 01, 2012 at 10:55:10PM +1000, Gwynne Powell wrote:
>> When I first read the comments about how terrible it was to
>> go through pregnancy and birth rather than using UR technology, 
>> I was a bit put off by it all, it seemed a bit OTT to me. But then
>> I put it into context - it's quite possible that in cultures that use
>> UR technology, the idea of body-births has become repugnant.
> That's certainly what we see in _Cetaganda_, but it's possible that
> they are an exceptional case.  Beta seems to have a large minority
> that think body-births are the way to go.
> Tony Z

There's a lot of the universe we really don't see enough of to know their values here.

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