[extropy-chat] Sasha is alive!
pgptag at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 09:31:41 UTC 2007
I'm also not willing to listen to the "you might be immortal already,
so you don't have to do anything, halleluja" crowd. That is why I am
signed up with the Cryonics Institute.
Even if I firmly believed that I might be immortal already, I would
not want to miss the fun of the next few centuries.
On 1/3/07, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> > I am the first to admit that this is idle speculation in absence of
> > any hard fact or plausible theory, but sometimes also idle
> > speculations can advance science in the sense of steering one's
> > toughts on a certain path. Provided, of course, that one does not take
> > speculations as facts.
> > So I prefer remaining agnostic on this point and think "well, maybe".
> I don't disagree with this at all. But I'm not willing to listen to
> the "you might be immortal already, so you don't have to do anything,
> halleluja" crowd, which don't really need any encouragement.
> Which is why Sasha is dead, until proven otherwise. Which is why
> people should look into life extension first, and cryonics second.
> These are hard choices which are inconvenient (CR, lifestyle changes)
> and cost money (cryonics). Here Kurzweil at least walks the walk,
> and not just talks the talk.
> Eugen* Leitl <a href="http://leitl.org">leitl</a> http://leitl.org
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