Re: Giving cryo talk to Jewish high school

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Sun Mar 04 2001 - 14:07:26 MST

Spike Jones wrote:
> Nowthen, compare to an alternate scenario, whereby one
> incentivizes the parameds to hustle their arses, with a reward
> for haste and completeness and correctness in carrying out their
> task. With a mere few thousand bucks reward available to the
> otherwise lackadaisical personnel, the attitude would then be:
> Drop everything, get with the program!

If someone does start a cooperative program, you don't need organ donation
to fund the payoffs. Just tack on an extra 5K of life insurance to the
policy you're using to fund the suspension, and use the extra money to pay
off the paramedics.

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

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