At 10:02 PM 3/2/01, Eliezer wrote:
>Back in Chicago, I couldn't even get my family's consent for organ
>donation. If Max More made any headway whatsoever on cryonics, then I
>award him three bonus points for persuasiveness and subtract ten points
>from the entire audience for extreme lack of logical consistency.
I'll take the three bonus points, since my sense was clearly that most of
them, including the three rabbis (one of whom I think was the principal)
seemed very receptive.
I'm not sure you should subtract ten points from the audience. I never
remotely compared cryonics to organ donation. I presented it as
conservative medicine that transports a *patient* through time, a bit like
an ambulance transports a patient through space to a place better equipped
to deal with the problem.
"What seems to be the problem?" -- Tyrell
"Death." -- Roy Batty.
Max More, Ph.D.
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