Re: Damned European Socialist has changed his adres

Steve Van Sickle (
Thu, 12 Nov 1998 08:27:39 -0600

Eugene Leitl:

> Freezing (and reviving!) people ought to be a normal
> business, not something relying on friendship relations
> or set of beliefs as it is now. You do trust your bank/insurance/
> mail-order business, do you?

Well, no, actually, I don't. That's why I keep my business interests diversified, and why I don't count on them to do anything truely vital.

> Why should cryonics be an
> exception from that rule?

Because the cost of failure is much higher than the examples you gave. The closest analogy would be a hospital, and whenever someone I care about is in one I watch them like a hawk. I don't *ever* want to be in one without someone I know and trust to look after my interests.

steve van sickle