zeb haradon wrote:
> I'm curious whether the autopsy question came up. From what I understand,
> certain Jews object to an autopsy at death. Because of this, the right to
> not have an autopsy at death is a religious freedom which has been written
> into law in some states. So someone signed up for cryonics can (I'm not sure
> how) make it known that they have a religious objection to autopsy, and it's
> illegal to do one.
Back in Chicago, I couldn't even get my family's consent for organ
donation. If Max More made any headway whatsoever on cryonics, then I
award him three bonus points for persuasiveness and subtract ten points
from the entire audience for extreme lack of logical consistency.
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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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