Agreed. Understandable to want to question someone who picks a sperm donor solely/primarily on basis of race (out of concern that said parents might be fetishizing the culture and want a baby based on that) but if the best sperm donor just happened to be a different race, I don't take so much issue with that. » 7/27/14 12:38am Sunday 12:38am

Not too long ago I learned that there used to be a seal species in the Gulf of Mexico; the Caribbean monk seal. The last confirmed sighting was in like, the 1930s and it has since been declared extinct. I was wondering if introducing a closely related species (like the Hawaiian or Mediterranean monk seal, both very… » 7/26/14 9:11pm Saturday 9:11pm

I don't think technologically advanced aliens would necessarily lack religion. Like you said, things could be different with a different species. And even if they were more like us, religion doesn't always conflict with scientific progress. Even if the advanced aliens were mostly atheists, there are always outliers.… » 7/24/14 10:59am 7/24/14 10:59am