From: Russell Wallace (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Oct 17 2005 - 19:52:51 MDT
On 10/18/05, Joel Peter William Pitt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 10/18/05, Russell Wallace <email@example.com> wrote:
> > So do you advocate that scientists keep doing this sort of thing until
> > governments decide scientists have proven themselves untrustworthy and start
> > legislating bans?
> Untrustworthy in what way?
Can't be trusted to refrain from doing things like publishing the genomes of
If we get to the point, some decades down the line, where it becomes
> > possible to draw up blueprints for nanotech weapons, do you advocate
> > treating them the same way?
> If the alternative is them being exclusively controlled by the US and
> provoking other major powers into an Arms race, then yes, yes I do.
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