[extropy-chat] "Dead Time" of the Brain.

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu May 4 12:49:14 UTC 2006

On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 10:12:59PM -0400, Heartland wrote:

> Cryonics preserves types of life, not 
> instances of life so I see no point in signing up for suspension. Is it depressing 
> that death is irreversible? Of course it is, but it's true.

While cryonics is not a safe bet (several critical factors are yet unknown)
I wonder what makes you discard a distinct possibility. I presume you
would reject general anaesthesia or artificial coma, too? Even if it would
save your life, because it would be somebody else's life, not yours?

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