X-Message-Number: 16036
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2001 23:24:09 -0700
From: Olaf Henny <>
Subject: Cryonics and Religion
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I believe most people would agree, that when an infant between 6
months and a year dies, that this is too soon.

What we do not so easily agree on, is at what age is it
reasonable to die;  at age 80, - 90, - 100?

If we could attain an age of 5,000 to 10,000 years, would it then
not be much too soon to die at 100?

Only 100 years ago age 50 was considered a good long life.  Few
would argue today, that this is so.

It is just a matter of scale.  10,000 years are just a blink of
an eye, in the history of the universe for those of us, who are
atheists and in God's time for the theists.  I have not heard of
any religious dogma, which commands the believers to limit their
time on earth to a certain number of years.


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