Re: Cryopreserving the unborn

From: Technotranscendence (
Date: Mon Jan 17 2000 - 09:02:50 MST

On Sunday, January 16, 2000 8:22 PM Damien Broderick wrote:
> >Might not Pro-Lifers who don't think cryonics kooky be
> >likely to see this as saving those fetuses?
> Logically exclusive classes, I think.

He says, safely from the comfort of his armchair.:)

> This idea is silly because it fails to understand how anti-abortionists
> lock their opinions together. A similar idea I like, which is just as
> silly, is to urge celibate nuns to use their womb downtime hatching (very
> carefully extracted) unwanted foetuses to term, using such drugs as are
> necessary to prepare them for the task. This would surely not be sinful,
> since they certainly wouldn't enjoy it and no penile penetrative virginity
> would be harmed in the making of the baby. Nuns run orphanages, let them
> the whole hog. Or of course we could *use* hogs as temporary wombs, once
> they've been gene-tweaked for immunological factors. And none of this has
> the faintest resemblance to reality, you foul spawn of Satan.

Cute, but I'm asking around to see what is actually the case. I'm asking
among atheist anti-abortionists first as I've already related.

Have to run!

Daniel Ust

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