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Comment on A new human taxonomy.

FrankLloydWrong Fri, Dec 21, 2007
I agree with just about everything you've said, but to me it seems like talking about these advances within the framework of "taxonomy" is limiting. The ability to modify ourselves will so revolutionize our identities and the ways in which we interact that to speculate on what will constitute a new species ceases to interest me. What we call it from this point in time will not matter, considering the evolutionary nature of how we communicate. This post is veering off in an unintentionally snarky direction. I mean no disrespect, and I enjoyed your post, but I've been reading "The Black Swan" by Nassim Taleb (highly recommended), and it's giving me a cynical attitude towards anyone who assumes they can predict too much about anything.
I agree that the wording of "different human species" is problematic.