Re: Risk vs. Payoff (was Re: Alcor on KRON)

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Wed May 09 2001 - 11:47:52 MDT

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote,
> If your life really matters to you, then even this close
> to the Singularity, signing up for cryonics is simply a commonsense
> precaution.

It follows that if your life doesn't really matter to you, neither cryonics
nor the Singularity have relevance. Can we conclude that these topics attract
people-whose-lives-really-matter-to-them only?

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism

     Everything that can happen has already happened, not just once,
     but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
     (Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)

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