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View Poll Results: Do you plan on getting cryogenically preserved?
Yes 4 22.22%
Maybe 2 11.11%
No 12 66.67%
Voters: 18. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 08-23-2013, 09:44 PM
 
Location: SoCal
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I voted Yes, since I don't believe in an afterlife and since I still want to have a chance to exist in the far(ther) future.
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Old 08-23-2013, 09:45 PM
 
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Also, I made a typo in this poll title. Can someone please fix this typo? Thank you very much.
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Old 08-23-2013, 11:58 PM
 
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Even if this were possible in far distant society what makes you think they are going to want to bring you back? They are going to be dealing with too much of a population to begin with and I'm just guessing here that unless your name is Albert Einstein they aren't going to have any interest except perhaps maybe as a curiosity.
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Old 08-24-2013, 12:16 AM
 
Location: Mayacama Mtns in CA
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I voted NO. I'm one of those in the minority, apparently, who know that I was created with an eternal soul. My body will be resurrected at the Great Judgment and be re-united with my soul/spirit. For this reason the Church teaches us to respect our bodies in life and in death. For me, that means I'd never even consider a suggestion such as you have proposed.
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Old 08-24-2013, 12:33 AM
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
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Even if this were possible in far distant society what makes you think they are going to want to bring you back? They are going to be dealing with too much of a population to begin with and I'm just guessing here that unless your name is Albert Einstein they aren't going to have any interest except perhaps maybe as a curiosity.
The interest would be from the mega $$$ that would probably be charged for this type of a service.
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Old 08-24-2013, 01:53 AM
 
Location: SoCal
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Even if this were possible in far distant society what makes you think they are going to want to bring you back? They are going to be dealing with too much of a population to begin with and I'm just guessing here that unless your name is Albert Einstein they aren't going to have any interest except perhaps maybe as a curiosity.
I think that with super-efficient contraception, the colonization of outer space, people having dramatically less children in the future, et cetera, overpopulation probably isn't going to be too much of a problem in the far(ther) future if governments handle things correctly. Also, in regards to (formerly) cryogenically preserved people a curiosity, this could generate huge amounts of revenue (due to future people wanting to see and meet these people) and knowledge about the world in the past. In addition, cryogenics companies make agreements with their patients while their patients are still alive that if these patients pay a sufficient amount for their cryogenic preservation service, then they will do their utmost and absolute best to revive these patients when the technology to revive them becomes available (if it ever becomes available, that is).
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Old 08-24-2013, 06:48 AM
 
Location: Dallas
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No way would I want to be brought back. For what? It would be like Rip Van Winkle awakening to an unfamiliar world, where everyone you knew is dead and gone. One earthly life is enough, and I look forward to my spiritual life once this body bites the dust.
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Old 08-24-2013, 06:50 AM
 
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I would do it. How much does it cost? If it is more than (just guessing here) $20K I probably wouldn't. But I am open minded and thirty years from now my decision point could be $5K or it could be $100K. So yes but cost is the key determinant.
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Old 08-24-2013, 08:03 AM
 
Location: Sector 001
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No, but I believe in reincarnation.
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Old 08-24-2013, 08:21 AM
 
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I alredy have. Please excus the trypos as its hjard to type when frozen.
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