Re: Giving cryo talk to Jewish high school

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Wed Feb 28 2001 - 16:22:01 MST

Randy Smith wrote:
> I would think that it may have something to do with the fact that
> (supposedly--I am not an expert) the Jewish religion does not promise an
> afterlife.

Where'd you hear that? Olam habah, "The World to Come". Standard
Orthodox Jewish theology.

Like a lot of things, the afterlife is nowhere mentioned in the original
Old Testament and is obviously a later addition to the theology, but I
wouldn't advise pointing this out.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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