Talk:Cryonics

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Pascal's Wager Section[edit]

David Shaw has a paper on Pascal's Wager and cryonics which could be used to expand the section on that subject: http://philpapers.org/rec/SHACSL

If Pascal's Wager is work, which choice is more rational and wise ? Cryonics or Religion (e.g. Christianity) or Both (but you may be seriously punished by God because God don't like people practice cryonics) ?

Is this a case of a frozen, living human being revived?[edit]

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Questionable quality of references cited[edit]

Reference #14 is just an anonymous Internet comment from an unverified source. That is not good.

The site cryomedical.blogspot.com is cited a few times, but the trustworthiness of this site feels dubious.

Professormagic (talk) 10:39, 26 June 2019 (UTC)

Your attempts to shit up the intro with special pleading are probably unsuitable for a cover article - David Gerard (talk) 11:23, 26 June 2019 (UTC)

Rabbit kidney example STILL 100% wrong after 9 years[edit]

https://rationalwiki.org/w/index.php?title=Cryonics&diff=next&oldid=1484020

Look at the source. Full text is free, anyone can do this. Control-F "euthanized for histological follow-up on day 48".

cryogenics[edit]

This is often referred to in the media as "cryogenics". Should the article say a bit more about that confusion? Also should cryogenics redirect here? --Annanoon (talk) 09:11, 19 August 2019 (UTC)

Simple argument against[edit]

Since the process has been developed have any celebrities/significant persons being cryonicised? If they have not, then the process does not work. (Whatever flaw there is in the logic is significantly smaller than the flaws in the logic of the proponents.) Anna Livia (talk) 18:10, 19 December 2021 (UTC)

Baseball player Ted Williams - David Gerard (talk) 19:23, 24 December 2021 (UTC)
Not known in the UK - and according to the page at the other place there is some uncertainty as to whether he so wished.
Has 'the Donald' said anything about the matter? Anna Livia (talk) 20:00, 24 December 2021 (UTC)
I'm not seeing the logic here. Why would celebrity involvement - one way or another - affect the analysis? There are plenty of celebs who are involved in nutty stuff, and there are plenty who are not. For example, some are vaccinated and some are not. So what?Bob"Life is short and (insert adjective)" 13:44, 26 December 2021 (UTC)
As 'they' aren't all rushing in to be deep-frosted (so they can live off 100 years of royalties etc) then why should we do so (plus, the 'when the power starts running low the cryonics will be rather below the world seed banks in the priority of things). Anna Livia (talk) 16:41, 28 December 2021 (UTC)