Re: Professor hopes to clone mammoth

J. R. Molloy (
Mon, 4 Oct 1999 14:27:06 -0700

Hal Finney has written,
>In fact, the cryonics contract I signed with Alcor had a wide range of
>possible revival scenarios, including cloning. I had to specify under
>which conditions I would want them to attempt a revival. So in fact
>you can state that you would want them to create a clone in the event
>that other revival methods were not workable. I chose not to, because
>I would not view this as a meaningful form of survival, and I don't have
>any particular love for my genome over other people's.

Thanks for the information, Hal. This reminds me of an earlier thread about using a clone (minus brain) for a whole body transplant. Repeated operations would make immortality a reality.
--J. R.