X-Message-Number: 1096
Newsgroups: sci.cryonics
From:  (Perry E. Metzger)
Subject: Re: Long term unattended storage
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Date: Mon, 3 Aug 1992 13:40:19 GMT

In article <>  
(Lawrence C. Foard) writes:
>Has anyone thought of constructing a large very well insulated facility
>in a remote region, that could be insulated to the point where it could
>remain ok for years incase of civil turmoil. Preferably such a facility
>would be located in the permafrost someplace so that even if left for
>decades the people would atleast remain frozen and possibly reviveable.

I don't think its practical. You'd need a vacuum dewar the size of a
mountain. Besides, security is also an issue; in times of unrest, I
prefer to know that guards will be watching over me, rather than
letting some nutty fanatics like the ones we've seen on the net
destroy me "for the good of the world".

Perry Metzger		
		  Just say "NO!" to death and taxes.
			 Extropian and Proud.

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