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Author Topic:   Is the evolution of modern man going to stop
fearandloathing
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Message 3 of 107 (608196)
03-09-2011 11:21 AM


Hi Fraco.

I don't think so, the nature of evolution is always ongoing. True we manipulating it now through medicine in probably many unseen ways as you said...bad genes and all.

The traits that are useful now , it seems to me, would be better immune system and intelligence. I read somewhere long time ago, I,ll try and find a reference asap, a theory that man will become smaller in time due to not needing to be strong due to our ever increasing reliance on technology. I disagree with that at least for now, many people choose to be active in health and sports. I feel this somewhat balances that out. Also better nutrition and medicine allows those who have access to it, to grow to their full potential, sadly too many don't though.

There are groups of people still living primitive compared to rest of the world and I feel that the traits that make them successful may differ from a more modern group and if they were to continue to live that way, then we might start to see differences in them that are not present in other groups.

I wonder what being exposed to all the electromagnetic energy will have on us, and animals, in the long run. I am into amateur radio and have often thought about all the radio signals alone that my body is exposed to 24 hrs a day. Then all the emf fields put off from all our technology in addition to other modern environmental changes, toxins, has to be changing us as well. Many of these things are very new , less that 100 yrs or so, since we have begun being exposed to them. Look at all the wireless devices alone in the last 30 yrs.

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fearandloathing
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Message 6 of 107 (608223)
03-09-2011 1:57 PM
Reply to: Message 5 by Straggler
03-09-2011 1:38 PM


glow in the dark mice
I feel it will only be a matter of time before we will be able to effectively manipulate and even add to our DNA..we already made glow in the dark mice... nasty sci-fi type thoughts come to mind... In reality it will probably play out more like stem cells has...
If it is something common place then the movie Gattaca comes to mind. Raises many questions and the politics and religion will muddle it up for years.

Though it might be cool to fly...if my wings didn't have to be so big...alas we should start with flying monkeys...LOL JK


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fearandloathing
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Message 41 of 107 (630442)
08-25-2011 8:54 AM
Reply to: Message 38 by IamJoseph
08-25-2011 7:01 AM


I also asked what factors outside the seed applies which evolutionists seem to always refer to: what specifically causes changes other than a program in the seed [aka genes; dna]?

What about other environmental factors such as exposure to lead or mercury, or a mothers use of alcohol? Is there some subroutine in the seeds program that says if exposed to high levels of X then the offspring will turn out like this instead of that?


"No sympathy for the devil; keep that in mind. Buy the ticket, take the ride...and if it occasionally gets a little heavier than what you had in mind, well...maybe chalk it off to forced conscious expansion: Tune in, freak out, get beaten."
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