[ExI] Cryonics Dilemma
danust2012 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 3 17:00:21 UTC 2021
On Apr 3, 2021, at 9:12 AM, Hermes Trismegistus via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> I have a question for all you cryonics enthusiasts. Suppose you are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Would you endure and have your neurons die and disintegrate beyond even information recovery with a nearly guaranteed few more years of additional life, or bite the bullet for a chance at a significantly longer lifespan?
My understanding — and please others correct me if I’m misinformed here — is if you’re thinking of ‘ending’ your life sooner to get into cryonic suspension, this probably won’t work out well because the government might see this as suicide and then do stuff like run a full autopsy.
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