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July 20th, 2005

Slow or sudden? Big difference!

Mike Treder: The potential benefits of molecular manufacturing (MM) are immense. Ironically, this will create at least two problems. There is, of course, the moral issue of ensuring that new benefits and possibilities are not denied to the world's citizens. There is also the problem that repression or prevention of MM, unless carried to hideous extremes of oppression, would simply attract a criminal element to supply the denied benefits through a black market. This in turn would make policing harder, leading to more restrictions and more incentive for crime.

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