Scientists are nothing if not resourceful. Where there’s a will, there’s a way!
Unable to find alien life forms anywhere else in the universe, now they reckon they’ll be able to create their own aliens right here on Earth–and that’ll be the ol’ ball game for the human race.
Seth Shostak, the director of that so far fruitless endeavor, SETI (“Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence”) has predicted that “re-engineering our children” through technology will lead to our replacement by a “new species as different from us as dogs are from grey wolves” ( http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3405312/Could-humanity-s-century-Expert-says-engineering-children-lead-creation-new-species.html ). Our new designer babies will be as different from us as dogs from wolves.
Gee, I thought they’d already done that.
The successful creation of Artificial Intelligence, he goes on, will also help make human beings obsolete.
People have some awfully funny ideas about what constitutes some desirable thing to do.
He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh; the LORD shall have them in derision. —Psalms, 2:4
It’s when He stops laughing that you’d better watch out.