[ExI] human hibernation?
anders at aleph.se
Tue Feb 21 14:49:06 UTC 2012
On 21/02/2012 04:32, spike wrote:
> What do you make of this?
From Swedish news, it looks like he left home last summer after his
business went bad and went up north. At least during the autumn he
occasionally popped by a village to buy junk food. My guess is he
suffered from some form of fugue state, either a fullblown dissociative
amnesia, or just an attempt to escape a social situation he could not
Not sure about the metabolism question. If you semi-starve and do not
move much, I would imagine you burn very few calories. The lowered body
temperature in caloric restriction might really reduce energy demands.
But I suspect the man had some calorie reserves in the car.
Future of Humanity Institute
Philosophy Faculty of Oxford University
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