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10 Post author: Alicorn 30 December 2010 02:37PM

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Comment author: jimrandomh 27 February 2011 03:06:43AM 9 points [-]

Is Elspeth going to try using her sending power for general education? If she could turn a human into a passable doctor by sending them someone's memories of medical school, for example, she can solve several broad classes of societal problems very effectively by mass-producing various types of professionals from volunteers.

Comment author: TheOtherDave 03 March 2011 03:03:27PM 3 points [-]

I suspect this will rapidly become a moot point, what with the growing population of immortal superpowerful supergeniuses: if there's a societal need for more Xes, the Empire can modify their "immigration" policy to put people willing to practice X for a decade or two on their fast-track.

Admittedly, you probably don't want newborn vampires practicing medicine.