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Christianity and Judaism, they note, also have strong prohibitionsagainst the same financial behaviors. So they anticipate that trueChristians and true Jews will support an interest-and-inflation freecurrency.
Kweili also sent me his paper on “ The Ethical Implications of Nanotechnology: A Discussion of Aristotelian and BuddhistPerspectives,” which ends with this paragraph:
“Another voice in this debate is the one of traditional indigenoussocieties. Today, although the numbers are decreasing, millions ofpeople live traditional lifestyles, drontal allwormer for cats online without prescription. Some groups are hunter andgatherers and have not even joined the industrial age, let alone theelectric and now biodigital and computer age. Yet modern civilizedhumans have not yet definitively proven, any more than Aristotle and Buddha over two thousand years ago, that they are any happier or spiritually evolved than ancient societies or traditional people. Insome respects, traditional people are needed so that we can observeways of being and existing that generates its own happiness withoutmany machines. Without romanticizing them, it can be safely saidthat many are happy without modern religion, science, or technology. Again, it comes down to purpose. What is the ultimate purpose of nanotechnology. The answer to this question will ultimately determine its ethical implications and ramifications.”
Obviously we have a lot of thinking and rethinking to do at thiswatershed in the continuing evolution of the human race.
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