Re: We're stuck with each other

From: Mark Walker (
Date: Tue Jan 22 2002 - 07:02:53 MST

----- Original Message -----
From: "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <>
> Maybe I'm wrong, but I really don't think so. I don't know how many
> people would turn down immortality if you asked them the question
> theoretically at a cocktail party, but ask them for real! - I really do
> think that the refusers will be in a minority.
I agree. I think many people will see the logic of "Well just try it for a
little while, if you don't like it you can always die later." Obviously
there will still be a salmagundi of true believers, French existentialists,
batcavers, etc. who won't go along for the ride.

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