Yes I agree your argument sounds stupid, but your argument doesn't make the same point that I was making.
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my whole point was about not having to wait.
...but if I wanted to go to a store so I could have it the same day, I'm fucked.
No what you are doing is standing up for the morally correct thing, and the freedom of people to not be persecuted for telling the truth about something.
The governments of most civilised countries usually take action to defend the rights and freedom of journalists and other whistle blowers in countries like China and North Korea that are persecuted by that government for exposing the truth about widespread systemic abuse of citizens. Its very arrogant of Americans to expect the US should be treated any differently when they also get caught doing the same thing.
>> Adaptive cruise control will drive at whatever speed it needs to drive at based on the distance to the cars in front and behind.
Not quite at least on my car (2008 Jag). Adaptive cruise has a max speed setting and a min distance setting. If the car in front suddenly speeds up my car will only speed up to the cruise speed you have already set. It helps to think of adaptive cruise more like an automatic slow up/brake than an automatic speed up/keep-up.
>> Until we start designing stuff which is inherently more secure
I agree but I'm afraid that If something was truly secure enough that the NSA cant hack it, the US gov would just find a lame excuse to make it illegal.
Not sure many faith over science types would consider selective cross-breeding the same as intelligent design but I get your point.
What happens to freedom over the common good?
What if they didn't want to be "corrected" but still wanted to breed?
Also if they got (say) born with a physical deformity, such as without limbs or something, no amount of DNA sequencing on them could put that right (in their lifetime).
>> Even letting nature do its thing doesn't guarantee a perfect outcome.
Well It got us from pretty much nothingness to where the whole universe including the earth and us is now.
I agree that its not perfect but it still pretty amazing and definitely seems a lot better than we humans could manage if we were in charge.
Sorry but I dont see telling the US to keep out of another countries affairs as a bad thing.
If I was Merkel, even if I originally had no intention to take Snowden, I would now just to put the US in its place.
>> if you live in a country outside the USA, and your biggest privacy concern is the NSA, you're a moron:
I get your point but it really doesn't work like that. Thanks to most EU governments pandering to the US, the NSA have gotten their hooks into everything there too, even though its not their country.
Amazing that this kind of stuff keeps happening yet many Americans still believe the US is "The Land Of The Free"(tm).
Interesting. I always thought of Intelligent Design as a fake history to allow people of low IQ to continue to believe in magic, but maybe its time hasn't come yet, is all.
Show me just one example where humans have messed with nature and got it completely right.