J. R. Molloy <firstname.lastname@example.org> spewed forth:
>Scott B. wrote,
>>Choose five people that you most wish would embrace the idea of cryonics
>>because they have a talent or a gift that the world can ill afford to
>I can think of half a dozen people with a talent or a gift that the world
>can ill afford to lose, but they don't embrace the idea of cryonics because
>they don't want to require people (who may have other talents or gifts) to
>look after frozen cadavers. IOW, the very people who have talents or gifts
>that the world can ill afford to lose, do not endorse the idea of cryonics.
>If those people don't endorse cryonics, why should extropians?
Because, being talented does not protect you from being ignorant. And when I say ignorant, I mean _without knowledge_. I seriously doubt that you are ignorant. And yet you seem to be taking the position that cryonics does not deserve our endorsement. I'd be very interested in hearing why you take this position. Why, exactly, shouldn't Extropians endorse cryonics?