X-Message-Number: 19994
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 11:42:42 -0700 (PDT)
From: Driven FromThePack <>
Subject: Re: Cryonicists taking out a bet against cryonics success

Someone mentioned that one way to finance revival
might be to essentially take out a bet with Lloyd's of
London et al to the effect that cryonics will be
successful, where the house/bookie/insurance agency
takes the bet that cryonics will not succeed.

I think this is a very bad idea given the following

1. The house/bookie/insurance agency is this case is a
bunch of people/organizations with a lot of money.

2. Cryonics is not beloved by the American public.

3. Therefore, the house/bookie/insurance agency could
easily buy the Congress/Senate et al., with "campaign
contributions" to pass a law against cryonics, thus
virtually ensuring their bet....and killing all of

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