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    Title: Entropy and Immortality
    Authors: Charles Tandy
    Contributors: 輔英科技大學 共同教育中心 人文與社會組
    Keywords: all/everything,biostasis/suspended animation,Nikolai Fedorovich Fedorov,Kurt Gödel,knowledge,mind,Gerard K. O'Neill,ontology,paradigm,time travel
    Date: 2009-08-01
    Issue Date: 2010-09-23 11:06:29 (UTC+8)
    Abstract: In part one (of two parts) I show that any purely physical-scientific account of reality must be deficient. Instead, I present a general-ontological framework that should prove fruitful when discussing or resolving philosophic controversies; indeed, I show that the paradigm readily resolves the controversy "Why is there something rather than nothing?" In part two, now informed by the previously established general ontology, I explore the issue of immortality. The analysis leads me to make this claim: Entropy is a fake. Apparently the physical-scientific resurrection of all dead persons is our ethically-required common-task. Suspended-animation, superfast-rocketry, and seg-communities (Self-sufficient Extra-terrestrial Green-habitat communities, or O'Neill communities) are identified as important first steps.
    Relation: Journal Of Futures Studies Volume 14(Number 1),39-50
    Appears in Collections:[人文與社會組] 期刊論文

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