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Since this is not Wikipedia, we should go further than just being encyclopedic, and give readers specific advice about the particulars of cryonics such as availability, cost, and lifestyle tips to maximize the probability of being frozen successfully. CannibalSmith 21:57, 8 November 2009 (UTC)

The size of the article should be within bounds. What do you mean by not being encyclopedic? As much as possible, the claims on the wiki should be well-understood and supported by discussion on the blog. ==Vladimir Nesov 22:28, 8 November 2009 (UTC)

Consent to Revivers

I haven't yet heard something about this particular concern of mine but I think there's a cheap way to raise the probability of survival through cryonics by a significant percentage.

This is a question of Paperwork and Consent. Many preserved hope for a reanimation by a friendly superintelligent AI which took over the world. However many people want to limit the power of these proposed beings by forcing them to slow down their operations to negotiate with humans. Thus when you sign up you should give written and recorded spoken consent and orders to any and all entities to revive them by any means necessary, be it brain uploading or rebuilding of the body. Also they should identify themselves as humans and subjects to the entities utility function, no matter how long it has been since they last thought something. I hereby consent, in full control of my mind under the influence of no drug to every entity, to any procedure which lets me continue thinking. I also declare myself a person and subject to their utility function no matter what anybody declared about my status. I do not identify myself as dead now or in the future. Theonebutcher (talk) 08:01, 10 October 2013 (EST)