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86 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 12 December 2008 07:14PM

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Comment author: Tim_Tyler 12 December 2008 11:06:58PM 2 points [-]

Not signing up for cryonics - what does that say? That you've lost hope in the future. That you've lost your will to live. That you've stopped believing that human life, and your own life, is something of value.

Personally I don't consider it to say anything much - since that's some 99.9% of humanity. What could so many folk possibly have in common - besides their humanity?

For me, signing up for cryonics indicates a bizarre world view - very different from my own - and perhaps suceptability to a particular type of con job.