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From: "john grigg" <>
Subject: Anders Sandberg's reply to Brent
Date: Sat, 12 May 2001 22:37:49 

Hello all,

This is what Anders wrote to Brent.

From: Anders Sandberg ()
Date: Thu May 10 2001 - 05:35:03 MDT

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torsdagen den 10 maj 2001 06:48 Brent Allsop wrote:
>Has anyone else ever attempted something like this? I'd be interrested in 
>hearing any feedback anyone might have, on my intention of asking this of 
>my LDS bishop.

An interesting approach, good luck with it!

Just a few notes: you mention both cryonics and extropians in the first
paragraph. Does you bishop understand what you mena with these terms?

You also use the term "eternal life". Wouldn't that be misinterpreted in 
religious context? Wouldn't "life extension" or "increased lifespan" make
more sense with less risk of misunderstanding?

The note about the UU church was a nice touch - that introduces a bit of
eccleastical competition. Overall the apporach of suggesting that the LDS
could take a good stance seems to work fine, but you might want to re-word
the section about terrorism - that is bound to cause antagonism towards your

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