Re: CRYO: "Ischemia" vs. "Reversibly dead"

From: Bryan Moss (
Date: Fri Apr 27 2001 - 16:49:34 MDT

Lee Corbin wrote:

> [...]
> As he thoroughly explained in another post, Jim is quite
> enamored of future technologies, and would eagerly pay for
> Krell brain-boosts or retinal projectors. (I do note that
> these options are safely unavailable now.) But the deep
> challenge for cryonicists and other extropians is to try
> to understand what is really going on here. It beats me.

I'll take a guess. Assuming the majority of people who even
consider cryonics are atheists; if they originally come from a
religious background they may have an emotional investment in
their acceptance of the finality of death. From this point of
view, cryonics may seem like a step backwards.


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