In short, selecting individual chickens for increased productivity in a group environment didn't select for increased productivity. Instead, it selected for mean chickens. The result was an overall reduction in productivity. Only by selecting at the group level was productivity increased.Do-gooders can become the worst cheats - Itseään moraalisesti ylivertaisina pitävät ihmiset rationalisoivat huonon käytöksensä sillä, että korvaavat sen auttamalla ihmisiä tavallista enemmän joskus tulevaisuudessa.
Never Say Die - Kurzweil, de Grey, Alcor, ym. jälleen.
For now, a lot of the big money is staying on the sidelines because investors (correctly) see no short-term payoff in this; De Grey, in fact, estimates that any real breakthroughs on the mouse front are at least 10 years away. “Another problem is that these guys worry they’re going to be laughed off the golf course,” De Grey says. “There’s a herd mentality even among billionaires. They have to be able to say what they’re funding so they won’t be teased. I help them with that and how to phrase it.”Elokuvavinkki: The Man From Earth