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The Rich ‘may evolve into separate species’

October 27th, 2009

MindSet

An interesting report has just hit the web concerning the bottom two percent of humanity, or the people with all the money.  Did I just say bottom?  Hmm I suppose it all depends of your point of view.  Anyway, the report from futurologist Paul Saffo and written up in the UK's Telegraph, speculates that the "Rich" may over time evolve in to a completely separate species; although some may speculate that this  in fact has already happened, due to advances in life extending technologies and medical treatments.

Future people will be able to grow their own replacement organs, take specially tailored drugs, and use genetic research tools to alert them from any possible hereditary health dangers.

Tomorrow's world will be a fusion of biology and technology, where robots do the chores, cars drive themselves and artificial limbs are better than real ones.

And all no doubt for a price tag that places these "improvements" firmly out of the reach of the common man...

Full Story HERE

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