X-Message-Number: 5242
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 1995 22:38:50 -0500
From: "Keith F. Lynch" <>
Subject: Re: Uploading

In #5232, John K Clark <> writes:
> I doubt that any cryonics patients will by revived with physical
> bodies, the powers that be would not want primitive, penniless,
> people like us wasting resources.

You think it would take fewer resources to run a person in software?

> It will be cheaper and safer for them to upload us, we'll be charity
> cases so who can blame them, ...

What makes you think we'll be charity cases?  I don't think we will.
If the money in our patient care trust funds runs out, is stolen, is
taxed away, or becomes worthless, then we will almost certainly be
thawed out and die.  Otherwise, that money should suffice to revive us.
Keith Lynch, 

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