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Dec 25, 2022Liked by Josie Zayner, PhD

Body modifications are just a very human way of becoming oneself I guess, nothing more human than tinkering around with stuff and changing it to our liking.

Also there is just so much illness, pain and sickness we can cure and mod away, not even speaking about enhancements.

I knew that I would love body mods even before I got my first major one and now that I have lens implants and can see without glasses for the first time in my life ever, I love it even more.

10/10 will mod again

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I'm curious, have you ever looked into lipid nanoparticles for temporary genetic modification? Anything encoded in DNA can be converted to RNA, albeit with some effort, and it'd be cool to have temporary GFP or luciferin/luciferase patches on your skin

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I hear you Jo. But it pains me to see so many of us that can’t stop because there is a sense that we are not enough, not beautiful enough, not hip enough, our lips aren’t full enough (because that is now the current style of the celebs we see online). I’m about to be 70, so if I’m not progressive enough, chalk it up to age and know my generation will be gone in a few more years. 😘. Lexine (friend of yo Moma)

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Hopefully, we can get that without the rampant inequality that fiction almost always portrays as inherent to any scenario featuring human enhancement

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... and now paid subscriber. :-)

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I know what I'm reading this weekend 🙃

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