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Sun Sep 8 16:52:27 UTC 2013
On Sun, Sep 8, 2013 at 8:53 AM, Will Steinberg <steinberg.will at gmail.com>wrote:
> We're all probably going to die. But hey, God is real and the afterlife
> might be too! Why not help out the future generations in any case? If you
> spend your whole life trying to preserve your individual physical
> consciousness, you're not going to be very happy in the case that it
> doesn't work out.
> Eggs in one basket!
Eh. One can undertake actions that both lower the possibility of personal
death (or at least, raise the possibility of post-cryonic resurrection)
and make things better for future generations, at the same time. (Indeed,
most things that make life better for future generations arguably increase
the chance of P.-C. R.: if you do have to go cryo, which type of world is
more likely to revive you - a crapsack post-apocalypse world, or a utopia
you helped create but did not survive to enjoy?)
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