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Li Lo
Posted: 27 March 2007

I would say that this is not futuristic enough - this is already a reality with Pistorius the guy in South Africa with the bionic legs. A real futuristic story story should rather be focused on nanotech where the athlete "grew" new legs in a world first development and ended up with bionic strength.....

MindBullet logo 'DISABLED' RUNNER BEATS THREE WORLD RECORDS BUT NOT CRITICS
Uproar over "unfair advantage" and "immoral surgery"
Dateline: 12 May 2012
A disabled athlete has disrupted the annual Paralympics in London by setting new world records in the 100m, 200m and 400m distances - faster than any able-bodied athlete, laying down a challenge for athletes at the 2012 London Olympics in July. This year's events have been dominated by Li Lo, a relatively unknown Chinese athlete who first competed as an 'able-bodied' athlete and then, after ...
 
Shorty Short Interesting developments these certainly, but are morals really at issue here?
If we agree that humanity will strive for bigger and better performance (in any field of endeavour) the World should by now be a far better place for all and not just for some?
Will we ever shake the 'winner rewrites the History-books' mentality?
Posted: 29 March 2007 at 21:27
Wolfgang Grulke Good idea - why don't you write a MindBullet on that topic.

The 'new' issue for this MindBullet, in my view, is the moral one of someone actually choosing to have their 'good' legs replaced by bionic ones!
Posted: 27 March 2007 at 00:00
 
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