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Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Cult of the New Eve
image The Cult of the New Eve appears to be an organization that celebrates the physical transformation of humans through biotechnology and genetic engineering. Their 'New Eve' is the name they use to refer to the unknown donor whose DNA was sequenced by the Human Genome Project. They vigorously oppose any kind of ethical or religious opposition to bioengineering, proclaiming that 'humankind is not spiritual - it is material.' In reality, the site isn't the homepage of some extreme scientific cult. It's the creation of an art group known as the Critical Art Ensemble. They've created another site called The Society for Reproductive Anachronisms (not totally safe for work), that appears to be the polar opposite of the Cult of the New Eve, being an organization opposed to any kind of genetic alterations. The Critical Arts Ensemble has been in the news recently because one of its members, Steve Kurtz, is being charged with the illegal possession of biological agents, even though Kurtz insists these 'biological agents' were nothing more dangerous than you'd find in a high school biology lab, and that he uses the material in his art.
Categories: Body Manipulation, Websites
Posted by The Curator on Mon Jun 14, 2004
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The DNA used the Human Genome Project was taken from not one but several of the many donations they received.
Posted by PlantPerson  on  Mon Jun 14, 2004  at  04:09 PM
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