Re: Is anyone interested in immortality for all?

Gina Miller (
Fri, 05 Mar 1999 15:14:34 PST

Is anyone taking in to account cryonics? I intend to do it. Gina "Nanogirl" Miller
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>Is anyone interested in immortality for all?
>Well, as a matter of fact, I am.
>Anders, I believe you expressed the concern that the concept of
>for all might encourage passivity. I agree this is a serious concern.
>those who would like immortality for all, I suggest the following
>philosophical stance.
>1) I want there to be some agency providing immortality for all.
>2) I do not have any strong proof that there is such an agency.
>3) Therefore, I should have the following goals.
> a) Discover a means to provide immortality for all.
> b) Ensure that someone is providing immortality for all.
>This, I believe, is an approach to the goal of immortality for all
>incorporates the Extropian principles of Practical Optimism and
>In a way, there is an implied agreement between those who are pursuing
>immortality for all, that if I don't make it, you'll bring me back. An
>existential mutual defense treaty. And the hope is, that if enough
>hold this goal and try enough approaches, someone might find a way to
>Indeed, someone might do it before you, but until you know that, you've
>got to work on the project.
>Glen Finney

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