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From: Michael Straight <straight@email.unc.edu>
Subject: Re: (whorl) Re: Digest whorl.v009.n005
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 1998 08:43:38 

On Sat, 31 Oct 1998, Greg Neyman wrote:

> Rostrum -
>     Chems must be able to access this information ... it's not like they
> shove the raw material in one end of them, and little chems come out (like
> bios) ... they've gotta assemble all the stuff themselves, by hand ... it's
> true that each has only half the plans, but if a rich person wanted fusion
> packs, all he'd have to do is take a male and female chem, and ask them to
> build fusion packs for him.  If they were building a child, they'd get to
> that step eventually.

I guess I'm imagining that a male and female get together and start making
the little chem and go into an different mode of consciousness, after
which they couldn't really tell you what they did or how they did it.
All part of Typhon's plan to keep technology out of the wrong hands.

And OF COURSE they would demand privacy.


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