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Salvo 36

Salvo 36

Department: Collateral Damage — Topic: BioethicsSalvo #36

Thawed Thinking

Is Freezing a Human Being Really Humane? by Rebekah Curtis


Children between the ages of 18 months and four years are terrible people. I say this because I have lived with quite a few of them. One trying day, when the difficulties of life were compounded immeasurably by the existence of a three-year-old among them, I had an epiphany. I should put the three-year-old in the freezer. When I was healthy again, when there weren't so many other besetting problems, when we had the resources to raise her like all people deserve to be raised, we'd thaw her out and do the job . . .


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