Re: PHIL: Extropy, Boundaries and Suicide

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Mon, 2 Mar 1998 09:54:09 -0800 (PST)

> >> 1) Cryonic suspension costs $30,000 - $100,000 dollars or more.
> >> Do you have that kind of money lying around?
> >No, but I do have +- $450 a year lying around to pay for my suspension
> >contract and life insurance. Unfortunately, not everybody has the foresight
> >to do this,
> Erm, no, obviously not. Which insurance company is this that pays out in
> the event of suicide?

Actually, most will, after a waiting period of a year or so. Their
actuarial tables already account for a normal rate of suicide among
the population; I'm sure a few instances of rational suicides won't
screw up their numbers much until there are a lot more of us.

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