Re: MED: "Frankenstein fears after head transplant"

From: John Marlow (
Date: Sat Apr 07 2001 - 14:53:31 MDT

On the other head, this procedure offers a surer chance of survival
than does turning the patient into a freeze-pop. For the moment, at


On 7 Apr 2001, at 15:35, wrote:

> In a message dated 4/7/2001 12:36:22 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
> << So we need to find a paralysed person with a terminal disease
> to approach this Dr. Rose and ask if he would be kind enough
> to shoot her. Since she is paralysed and cannot raise the
> gun herself, and he wishes to defeat any chance she has at life,
> then surely he would be humane enough to go ahead and end
> her life. spike >>
> The physician who proposed this operation/experiment has acknowledged that
> the person who has their head moved to another body will experience permanent
> paralysis. So what kind of life is this? He is not working on neural repair
> or regeneration. He is not working on freezing and reviving people to health.
> I suggest that just as in management, there is what I call, MBE management by
> ego. The imperial notion and the love of control. Similarly, this surgery
> that appears to offer little hope for anything. Its a kind of egoism, merely,
> that.
> Mitch

John Marlow

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