From: Van oost Kenneth (email@example.com)
Date: Mon 23 Dec 2002 - 17:48:38 GMT
Nevertheless, there is something rather more important at stake here.
Such is, all things considered, the well being of the individual.
Everyone knows the famous theorem that we must insure the/
some future for our children. But that was before everybody knew
what kind of consequences inscribed themselves in the ways we use
our modelling apparatus.
Thus to go deeper, we must already harden the sense that in the
society of tomorrow people with a gene for crime will show distinctive
behavior and that we won 't do anything about it.
Instead of draggin ' those people through infinite pains and misery
we will display energy into education- programs, in providing sys-
tems for better information transmission, in communication to
avoid causes for misunderstandings.
The world of tomorrow will not act upon problems like these, no the
world of tomorrow must be willing to implement our view on things.
That is of course not to say that our analyses is the final one, that
everything we said about it is a given and that nothing can will or
may be changed. We don 't define what the future is, we simply
draw possible solutions for the extends that are part of its final
destination. There is no end either, only knowledge that immedia-
tely manifests itself its probability. There is no sudden need for
information, people of today were already nursing the ideas and
the opportunity to set alight ideas needed to cope with the pro-
blem that is bound to arise into the future.
The ideas cannot be forgotten because no information will be lost.
The chain will extend for as long as people are willing to contribute
to the free input/ flow and exchange of information.
Every question has its answer, everything has meaning, for one
simple reason:- somewhere in the future some individual will ask
a question and we can 't forsake the notion to provide an answer
Even in, atleast for some people, our wost moments to come, we
must prevail the freedom of the individual_ freedom for the individual!
How could it be more clearly stated that the individual can/ may
not be strayed from the lines that he or his genes/ memes had set
for him and for themselves.
For the time to come we need to understand that everything can
be incorporated in what stands for the notion of freedom of and
for the individual.
Freedom can 't and may not be reduced to some simple, not
even atificial, recognisable elements ! No, the kind of freedom,
( the one that Menomics can shape), I have in mind is carved
out of what the individual really is _ an authentic, autonomic
human being !!
Even its sexual fantasies, its sexual extemes and perversities,
its irreversible outbursts of violence can/ may never be claimed
as causes for restriction and conviction.
We must in a sense, anticipate in the realization of the impos-
sible desires of the peadophile, by exploring technological
possibilities ( Holo- Decktechnology) and if is that for one other
reason not yet developed, such technologies had to be invented_
or at least the argumentation of its necessity has to be presented.
That is, in short, the work we ( memetics) are/ is dealing with.
Written by Kenneth Van Oost, August 2002
Sorry for this cut- up stuff, but I couldn 't it get thru ' otherwise....
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