[ExI] What is Grace?

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Wed Mar 11 16:56:28 UTC 2009

At 12:46 PM 3/11/2009 +0100, Stefano Vaj wrote:

>Now, cryonic suspension would not serve any conceivable purpose in
>this respect.
>It would not allow us to "cure" people who were never insane in the
>first place, nor, admitting that expectation of resurrectin becomes
>widespread, it could be seen as a factor significantly altering what
>is perceived as the most convenient course of action by those
>contemplating crime as an option.

The obvious irony (for any number of science fiction stories, I 
suspect, including one of my own) is that *denial* of cryonic 
suspension would be the most dire threat in a world where 
resurrection and rejuvenation is a serious expectation. "Grow old and 
die, then rot, you bastard!"

Damien Broderick

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