X-Message-Number: 33292
Subject: Re: again, religiosity and target groups
From: David Stodolsky <>
Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2011 14:37:21 +0100
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On 30 Jan 2011, at 11:00 AM, CryoNet wrote:

> I agree with the need to recognize the cultural, social and
> ritualistic aspects of building an activist community of like-minded
> persons. However, I disagree that this should be connected to any
> religion. I see cryonics as part of a move to make physical the dreams
> of humanity that until recently have been impossible and therefore
> have been expressed through spiritual or religious aspirations. A
> material understanding of the world is supplanting the natural but
> primitive religious understanding.
> Support communities are already available: Meetup has the following
> totals for Atheists:

Atheism is defined as "a lack of belief in the existence of God or gods". 
Therefore, it doesn't provide any "cultural, social and
ritualistic aspects of building an activist community."

There are humanists groups that have a positive program, but none of these are 
supportive of cryonics. Cosmism appears to be the most well founded philosophic 
position that supports cryonics:



David Stodolsky
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