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originally posted by: dfnj2015
Perfection is boring. Our imperfections is our greatest strength. Everything interesting about our culture comes from people striving to be better than their own inherent weaknesses. Our imperfections in thought and execution is probably our greatest source of creativity.
And my current favorite:
Perfection doesn't create anything but dull symmetry.
“Laws will probably be passed against genetic engineering with humans. But some people won’t be able to resist the temptation to improve human characteristics, such as memory, resistance to disease and length of life.”
“Once such superhumans appear, there will be significant political problems with unimproved humans, who won’t be able to compete,” he wrote. “Presumably, they will die out, or become unimportant. Instead, there will be a race of self-designing beings who are improving at an ever-increasing rate.”
"OH stuff like That's 50 years away"