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[[Cryonics|Cryonicists]] use the concept of [[Wikipedia:information-theoretic death|information-theoretic death]], which is what happens when the information needed to reconstruct you even in principle is no longer present. Anything less, to them, is just a flesh wound.
 
[[Cryonics|Cryonicists]] use the concept of [[Wikipedia:information-theoretic death|information-theoretic death]], which is what happens when the information needed to reconstruct you even in principle is no longer present. Anything less, to them, is just a flesh wound.
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==Blog posts==
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/hv/third_alternatives_for_afterlifeism/ Third Alternatives for Afterlife-ism] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
  
 
==See also==
 
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*[[Transhumanism]]
 
*[[Transhumanism]]
 
*[[Quantum immortality]]
 
*[[Quantum immortality]]
 
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/hv/third_alternatives_for_afterlifeism/ Third Alternatives for Afterlife-ism] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
 
  
 
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Revision as of 03:58, 29 September 2009

First you're there, and then you're not there, and they can't change you from being not there to being there, because there's nothing there to be changed from being not there to being there. That's death.

Cryonicists use the concept of information-theoretic death, which is what happens when the information needed to reconstruct you even in principle is no longer present. Anything less, to them, is just a flesh wound.

Blog posts

See also