On Sat, 21 Nov 1998 09:54:26 -0600, you wrote:
>As part of a recent psychological evaluation of an 11 year old girl, I asked
>her what she would say if she were given three wishes. I can only recall
>of the wishes off the top of my head:
>(1) I wish everyone in the world were atheists, and
>(2) I wish I were immortal.
When I was a 7th grade teacher in South Texas several years ago, I
introduced the cryonics idea though reading/writing exercises.
There were a few kids who thought they might go for the idea (maybe
Perhaps if an idea like the inevitability of death, and even that under many circumstances, death is right, runs around in the human brain for a long time, it becomes indelible. And so therefore the hard road that cryonics and tranhumanism must face.
>Hmmm, a transhumanist in the making. I did find out that her parents are
>atheists, but don't know about their views on life extension. Anyway,
>the first time I've ever heard a child say things like that.