X-Message-Number: 32152
From: David Stodolsky <>
Subject: Re: CryoNet #32141
Date: Sun, 8 Nov 2009 22:14:32 +0100
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On 8 Nov 2009, at 11:00 AM, CryoNet wrote:

> If you
> consider the facts, religion and cryonics are actually on the same   
> side -
> cryonics doesn't offer infinite life, merely life of indefinite   
> duration.

According to the Badger data, religiosity is the best predictor of  
opposition to cryonics.

> Religion tells is followers to respect their own life and that of   
> others,
> (although a few of its adherents seem to lose this point at times.)   
> Law
> may
> seem hostile at times, but in fact it is totally neutral.

Law reflects culture, which is typically religion-based, and therefore  
biased against 'strange burial practices' almost everywhere.

> Of course within decades rather than centuries harvesting  organs for
> transplant will not be necessary or desireable. Instead they will   
> be grown
> from the patients' own cells.

This is already being done for simple organs. A video is linked from  


David Stodolsky
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