[FoRK] Extreme Life Extension: Investing in Cryonics for the Long, Long Term

silky michaelslists at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 04:58:54 PDT 2010

On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 9:51 PM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 09:36:49PM +1000, silky wrote:
>>> It's remarkable how people who know about the industry the
>>> least are the most vocal.
>> Because the ones who know it the most are already frozen?
> Meh. Quite a few who were professionally involved or their
> relatives are cryopreserved.

I still can't quite come to terms with the reality that this kind of
thing exists. That's not to say I wouldn't use it, but it would
certainly compound the sadness of the death of family members not
already secured for it. Nevertheless, can't argue wtih facts. I just
think the discussion on the identity part (i.e. not the "cryonics",
which I know nothing about) is interesting.

> A vanilla customers knows no more than a coma patient about
> the ICU she's in. It's kinda hard to pay attention with a
> flat EEG.
> --
> Eugen* Leitl <a href="http://leitl.org">leitl</a> http://leitl.org
> ______________________________________________________________
> ICBM: 48.07100, 11.36820 http://www.ativel.com http://postbiota.org
> 8B29F6BE: 099D 78BA 2FD3 B014 B08A  7779 75B0 2443 8B29 F6BE



More information about the FoRK mailing list