[ExI] Confounding the rationality and ethics of cryonics

John Clark johnkclark at gmail.com
Tue Aug 12 17:32:06 UTC 2014

On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 7:16 PM, Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se> wrote:

> cryonics has a funny disadvantage: by aiming for a scientific rationality
it opens itself up for criticism in a way religions do not

Yes, the same people who say that Cryonics shouldn't even be considered
because we can't be certain it will work will then get on their knees on
Sunday because they are certain that will work and enable them to live
forever. Being certain is easy but being correct is not; I don't know if
Cryonics will work but I am certain that burning a brain or letting it rot
will not work, and I might even be correct too.

  John K Clark
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