[extropy-chat] How Dangerous Our Times? (was Rational force?)

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Tue Dec 12 08:18:31 UTC 2006

On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 06:17:39AM +0000, Russell Wallace wrote:

>      Already you're displaying unhealthy pessimism.  Are you *totally*
>      sure that there is zero percent chance that cryonics will work?
>      Whence such certainty?
>    No certainty at all - have you read my post on SL4, "Donaldson,
>    Tegmark and AGI"?

I don't see any relevance of Tegmark and AGI to whether cryonics can
work. Your bottleneck is information erasure through structure denaturation
during suspension, and this is purely empirical. If you don't know, 
no amount of rumination will give you that information.

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