[ExI] New York Times piece on cryonics, featuring Robin Hanson & Peggy

Natasha Vita-More natasha at natasha.cc
Fri Jul 16 15:52:27 UTC 2010

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On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 10:06 AM, Natasha Vita-More <natasha at natasha.cc>
> But let me remind you all that the concept of what is or is not dead 
> has changed over the eons.

"So what happens when someone is pronounced dead, cryogenically suspended
then reanimated:  are they undead?  

Yes in a way they are undead when they are "reanimated."

One of my favorite books on the topic of death is _Redefining Death_ by
Karen Grandstrand Gervais.  


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