[ExI] [ZS] [cryo] Nick Bostrom, Anders Sandberg, Stuart Armstrong to be frozen after death

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Mon Jun 10 10:26:51 UTC 2013

On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 12:12:52PM +0200, Florent Berthet wrote:
> What is their rationale behind spending all that money on themselves versus

Ideal cryopreservation as integral part of end of life care
would be cost neutral or have cost benefits by opting out
of futile yet extremely expensive end of life care at 
terrible quality of life in the final days, weeks and
months in the ICU. 

> using it to save dozens of lives via an effective charity (or potentially

So you would rob Peter to pay Paul?

> saving billions of lives through x-risk research)?

Human cryopreservation is precisely about saving billions
of lives *RIGHT NOW* which are tragically, senselessly wasted.

Existential risks? What of existential risks? You want these 
addressed, feel free to fund these.

Your biggest existential risk by far is falling off the energy 
cliff. You need about a TUSD/year world wide to prevent 

We have known that for 40-50 years about it. So, what are you
doing about it?  

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