[ExI] Cryonics Dilemma

Brent Allsop brent.allsop at gmail.com
Sat Apr 3 17:05:31 UTC 2021

I'm afraid of this, more than anything.  Not just for the obvious reasons
you point out (losing your brain before it can get on ice), but for the
horrible fact that getting on ice Sonner (effectively committing suicide),
is against the law!!!  That is just sooooo evil.  How do we get that


On Sat, Apr 3, 2021 at 11:01 AM Dan TheBookMan via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> 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.
> Regards,
> Dan
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