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

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Tue Jun 11 00:08:33 UTC 2013

On Jun 10, 2013 9:44 AM, "Florent Berthet" <florent.berthet at gmail.com>
> There are two possibilities:
> - they did this to send a message to the public and to fuel research, in
which case it may be a smart move.
> - they did for selfish reasons, in which case I wouldn't consider it
reasonable given the amounts involved.

I would.

To some - many, perhaps most - the self
naturally comes first.

It takes wisdom to realize that collaboration
with others is far more beneficial to oneself
than spending all resources on self...but this
does not mean that all resources should best
be spent on such collaborations, either.  The
optimal balance depends on the situation and
opportunities encountered (not to mention
one's ability to make use of said opportunities),
but it is always a balance, never all one or the
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