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

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Comment author: John_Faben 04 June 2008 12:33:00AM 3 points [-]

I get the feeling a lot of proponents of cryonics are a bit like those who criticize prediction markets, but refuse to bet on them. If you really believe that signing up for cryonics is so important, why aren't you being frozen now? Surely there are large numbers of branches in which your brain gets irretrievably destroyed tomorrow - if the reward for being frozen is so big, why wait?