>I can think of half a dozen people with a talent or a gift that the world
>can ill afford to lose, but they don't embrace the idea of cryonics because
>they don't want to require people (who may have other talents or gifts) to
>look after frozen cadavers. IOW, the very people who have talents or gifts
>that the world can ill afford to lose, do not endorse the idea of cryonics.
>If those people don't endorse cryonics, why should extropians?
That point of view is idiotic. It's wrong to require people to live up to an obligation they took freely and were handsomely paid for? Being frozen is likely to be just as beneficial to the caretakers as to the patients, especially those whose talents and desires make them choose that career.
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