Re: ethical problem? Some kind of problem, anyway...

Michael S. Lorrey (
Tue, 20 Apr 1999 10:10:57 -0400

Spike Jones wrote:

> > Michael S. Lorrey wrote: Failing to do [cryonics] is insuring that
> > you WILL have a funeral, which is kind of a morbid type of laziness.
> > Now, making up invitations to your own suspension celebration ahead of
> > time I think indicates you may need to talk to someone...
> Why is that, Mike? In some cases, the person might know the date
> of suspension, such as sufferers of cancer or especially emphysema.
> That might be a cool thing: invite all the local extropians and cryonicists
> in for a last big party, then get on with the old LN2 bath. spike

Granted, having the chutzpah to sell tickets to your own funeral is something I aspire to (not that I would need much encouragement), but I guess I was more focused on those who obsess on their pending deaths in the above comments.

Mike Lorrey