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    06 FEB 2015

     The Proactionary Principle

    People’s freedom to innovate technologically is valuable to humanity. The burden of proof therefore belongs to those who propose restrictive measures. All proposed measures should be closely scrutinized. Evaluate risk according to available science, not popular perception, and allow for common reasoning biases. Give precedence to ameliorating known and proven threats to human health and environmental quality over acting against hypothetical risks. Treat technological risks on the sa...
    Folksonomies: transhumanism extropian
    Folksonomies: transhumanism extropian
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    Alternative to the precautionary principle.