Re: Giving cryo talk to Jewish high school

From: Russell Whitaker (
Date: Sat Mar 03 2001 - 01:52:05 MST

--- "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <>
> Max More wrote:
> >
> > 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.
> Hm... that's really creative.

It's _useful_ and it's the argument I would have
used too, but it's a standard one which cryonicists
have used to good effect for years. It was one
of the most compelling of the arguments which
convinced me around 1987 or so.

Of course, Max is particularly good at making
_use_ of these arguments.


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