X-Message-Number: 13521
From: "George Smith" <>
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Subject: Re: Angels and Devils 
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2000 10:57:41 -0700

"The Devil is in the details."

The problem is that RIGHT NOW there is NO uploading or "waldo" option.

However cryonics DOES exist.

The rest is speculation until and unless it becomes real.

So use the lifeboat which DOES exist.

Don't get confused by talk of better lifeboats which DON'T exist.

Your life may depend upon it.

George Smith

In Message #13515, Yvan Bozzonetti wrote (in part) on the  Subject: Back to
uploading: the angel concept.
> uploading (or for short, brain on computer) is not well received by many
> the small world of cryonics. Neverthless, I think it is the best option in
> continental Europe where laws impose long delays before freezing and for
> now frozen.
> A uploaded brain could live in an artificial world, a virtual reality.
> Neverthless, there is another option: It could have a two way link with a
> living brain, may be a clone of the original body. That person would have
> brains: one in the biological body and another on a computer or another
> electronics device. Even the young biological brain would have the full
> experience and memory of the uploaded one, this last would be its
> "electronics angel".

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