The Suspension of Death. The Cryonic Utopia in the Context of the U.S. Funeral Culture

This article outlines the history of cryonics, starting with fictional novels and movies and the actual formation of the cryonic movement in the 1960s. Cryonics has been considered – by its advocates – to overcome religion by offering a technological way of immortality. Since cryonics never gained s...

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Main Author: Krüger, Oliver
Format: Journal Articles
Language:English
Published: 2010
Online Access:Online Access
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