Re: Message to Membership

Date: Mon Jan 03 2000 - 16:27:56 MST

In a message dated 1/3/00 12:11:16 PM Central Standard Time, writes:

> It seems to me that since the right to commit suicide would greatly enhance
> the success of cryonics, and that would therefore forward
> Extropian/transhumanist goals, that you would mention some form of a right
> to suicide on your goals statement above. But you didn't. Can you please
> tell us why?

The list I rattled off this morning wasn't meant to be exhaustive. The
principle of self-ownsership certainly implies to me the right of a sane
person to choose the time and manner of her own death.

      Greg Burch <>----<>
      Attorney ::: Vice President, Extropy Institute ::: Wilderness Guide -or-
        "We never stop investigating. We are never satisfied that we know
        enough to get by. Every question we answer leads on to another
       question. This has become the greatest survival trick of our species."
                                                -- Desmond Morris

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