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wedrifid comments on A Much Better Life? - Less Wrong

62 Post author: Psychohistorian 03 February 2010 08:01PM

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Comment author: shiftedShapes 05 February 2010 10:39:38PM *  1 point [-]

So you are willing to rely on the friendliness and competence of the cryonicists that you have met (at least to serve as stewards in the interim between your death and the emmergence of a FAI).

Well that is a personal judgment call for you to make.

You have got me all wrong. Really I was raising the question here so that you would be able to give me a stronger argument and put my doubts to rest precisely because I am interested in cryonics and do want to live forever. I posted in the hopes that I would be persuaded. Unfortunately, your personal faith in the individuals that you have met is not transferable.

Comment author: wedrifid 07 February 2010 01:29:09AM *  18 points [-]

Rest In Peace

1988 - 2016

He died signalling his cynical worldliness and sophistication to his peers.

Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 07 February 2010 02:52:26AM 6 points [-]

It's at times like this that I wish Less Wrong gave out a limited number of Mega Upvotes so I could upvote this 10 points instead of just 1.

Comment author: Will_Newsome 31 July 2011 06:36:36PM 3 points [-]

It'd be best if names were attached to these hypothetical Mega Upvotes. You don't normally want people to see your voting patterns, but if you're upsetting the comment karma balance that much then it'd be best to have a name attached. Two kinds of currency would be clunky. There are other considerations that I'm too lazy to list out but generally they somewhat favor having names attached.