Re: the death of Julian Simon

den Otter (
Fri, 13 Feb 1998 18:30:52 +0100

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> > Jim Halperin has Julian being reanimated on page 237 of "The First
> > Immortal" lets hope he was signed up......
> Sadly, I don't think so. I don't have any inside information, but I
> do know that certain folk who would have been busy this weekend if he
> had been frozen, weren't.
> This, I think, is the worst thing about cryonics...watching people
> you admire and respect lost forever.
IMO, it's a problem with death in general, not cryonics. The
really sad thing is that Julian's permanent death (assuming he
wasn't frozen), and that of so many others (like Leary) is so
completely unnecessary. Who's next?