[extropy-chat] Personal Identity Bis

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed Apr 11 18:39:59 UTC 2007

On Wed, Apr 11, 2007 at 11:17:56AM -0700, Lee Corbin wrote:

> Here, however, your definition of death is very interesting, and is not all

Calling it interesting is being charitable. Believing in dead people
walking the earth is rather strange.

> in keeping with medical practice. Sometimes people's EEGs do go quiet
> for a few seconds, but then the system gets kickstarted again.  At least

Try minutes, or half a day in a controlled setting. With cryonics,
the lacune is effectively infinite.

> that's what I've heard.  In cryonics, a boy was once rescued who had
> been underwater for 45 minutes, with heart stopped (and probably with
> flat EEG). But he came to.

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