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23 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 03 June 2008 08:16AM

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Comment author: RobinHanson 03 June 2008 05:22:06PM 5 points [-]

Is there really anyone who would sign up for cryonics except that they are worried that their future revived self wouldn't be made of the same atoms and thus would not be them? The case for cryonics (a case that persuades me) should be simpler than this.

Comment author: bliumchik 06 June 2012 04:27:40AM *  0 points [-]

I agree. I'd be more worried about civilisation collapsing in the interim between being frozen and the point when people would have worked out how to revive me.

Comment author: Kenny 25 March 2013 11:43:49PM 0 points [-]

Why would you worry about that? Wouldn't you worry instead about the opportunity costs of signing-up for cryonics?