Re: Questions

Anders Sandberg (
25 Jan 1999 16:27:36 +0100

"Gina Miller" <> writes:

> My fear is this, that if we are brought back. I may end up in the
> likeness of a clone. If neurons are damaged beyond repairs, quickly
> after death. Then, the memories are gone, correct? So even upon
> retrieval, I'm a copy without knowledge of who I was. In a sense, I'll
> still be dead.

Exactly. So a worthwhile cryosuspension process must retain all the relevant information, and a workable revival process must avoid damaging it.

Then again, the borders between being completely restored and being damaged are blurry - a little damage might be acceptable (compared to being totally dead), but it is not easy to tell how much damage is acceptable beforehand.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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