Arguments Against Cryonics

Scientific Arguments

Revival will never work

We won’t be able to revive patients with the current cryopreservation procedure

  • We don’t know yet what exactly revival technology will need to be able to revive the patient. It may be that in the future we will be able to recreate a whole person from just one string of DNA. However, since we don’t know yet, we store everything at the very best of our capabilities.
  • It is very likely that revival will be easier and faster when medical technology will not have to rebuild an entire body from scratch (as it would be in case of neuro cryopreservation).

Revival may work — but we will not bring back the “real you”

Economical and Societal Arguments

It’s too expensive

  1. It’s too expensive — so only very rich people can do it
  2. It’s too expensive — society should invest in other fields

It’s bad for the environment

Future society will not revive you

Ethical Arguments

It disrupts the natural life-death order

  • Throughout history, we have come up with different ways to extend our lifespan. We have invented antibiotics and created vaccines. We have transplanted organs from one person to another, in order to allow the recipient to live some years longer. These procedures were considered unnatural at the beginning. Yet, looking at how many lives they saved, we have finally embraced them. Biostasis is based on the same idea, simply more long-term.
  • Death is a natural part of life as we perceive it today. In the future, the way we live may be different. Immortality may be achieved by medical technology even without the use of cryonics. Imagine a day in which we will actually win over death. Will society after that day be against nature or will our perception of what is natural simply switch?
  • One of the main reasons why people join the Biostasis community is because they love life. They love it so much that they are willing to invest in an experimental technology that may give them the chance to live longer. Will a “second life” in the future have the effect of making people who love life become bored of being alive? Or maybe the love for life that many of us feel is not linked to our mortality?

You won’t be able to adapt to the future

It’s a selfish choice




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