We’re constantly told that the design of the human larynx, trachea, and oral cavity is poor because it allows for choking on food.
The news from NASA today, undeniably of some mild interest, is being overblown.
In a physical world there will be design constraints, so it is only realistic to expect tradeoffs.
Paul acknowledges that OD is currently impossible to measure — so why talk about it live, while fielding questions? Tune in and find out.
Of course, there’s a page on the subject, and you guessed it, they deceptively minimize the theme of eugenics and racism in the book.