Nick Bostrom (
Tue, 28 Jul 1998 00:59:09 +0000

William John wrote:

> >From: "Nick Bostrom" <>
> >This answer should probably be shortened and simplified a bit
> >Won't extended life worsen overpopulation problems?
> I don't know if it needs to be shortened. If you don't mind, I'd like to
> copy it in its entirety as a separate FAQ sub-page due to its length on my
> web site.

Sure, but I'd suggest you delete the two sentences about brainless animals.

(If I were you I'd wait until the final version of the FAQ is ready - it should not take more than a month or so.)

Nick Bostrom
Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method London School of Economics