Life Extension through legislation or the free market

Dan Hook (
Tue, 15 Apr 1997 20:51:51 -0400

That's a rather interesting idea, but it should be able to work in the free
market as well. Get a lot of people to pledge a certain amount of money
for significant life extension. For twenty years I'd be willing to put up
$10,000. Now, just get 100,000 people to do this as well and you would
have a prize worth one billion. How many immortalists are there?

> From:
> To:
> Hey Lee, did you read R.A.W.'s Shroedinger's cat? Remember how the
> president of the Immortalist Libertarian Party put a huge reward on
> who found ways to extend life, and it happened almost immediately?
> Legislation does not need to mean force, it could provide incentive.