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From: David Stodolsky <>
Subject: Re: marketing again
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 18:43:50 +0100

On 17 Dec 2007, at 17:56,  wrote:

>> the churches are the main  competitors.
> Not true. We have religious believers in cryonics, and those  
> outside of
> religion are only slightly more friendly to cryonics. It is obvious  
> to me,  on the
> basis of long observation, that the psychological barriers fall   
> mainly in
> the category of cultural inertia and in the reluctance  to face the  
> issues and
> accept responsibility. Our "main competitor" is just  the  
> attraction of an
> undemanding "conservative" stance.

This fails to realize that churches are the primary vehicle for  
cultural change/inertia. And, as we have seen in recent years, the  
main thrust of conservatism is often the promotion of churches that  
maintain cultural inertia


David Stodolsky    Skype: davidstodolsky

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