death penalty extropian? a modest proposal

Spike Jones (
Tue, 24 Nov 1998 21:44:41 -0800

> >Mike Cheponis <mac@Wireless.Com> >"Is the Death Penalty Extropian?"

in the future we will probably invent some means of reforming violent criminals with some noninvasive equitable procedure. society needs protection from them in the mean time. modest proposal: freeze the condemned, store in liquid nitrogen until such means are discovered and implemented.

the deterrent value of such a penalty is unclear. ideas? this proposal would provide a number of corpsicles that were perfectly healthy and young when they were cryonicized. spike