Cryo-suspension for death row

From: Max More (
Date: Fri Oct 06 2000 - 16:12:25 MDT

I just heard this news item while driving, but missed the name of the
governor (I think it was a governor) proposing the idea. I'm hoping someone
can fill in the details. The governor of whichever state was seriously
proposing to deal with the problem of possible mistakes in administering
the death penalty by putting those executed into cryonic suspension.
According to the report, the governor was completely serious and simply
"thinking outside the box" (his words).

I'd *really* like to find out who he is and in which state, as well as
monitor the responses. Whether you are for or against the death penalty, as
administered by the government, I think this is a positive thing--it sends
the message that an "official" sees cryonic suspension as holding out real


Max More, or
President, Extropy Institute.
Senior Content Architect, ManyWorlds Consulting

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