X-Message-Number: 24913
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2004 05:33:58 EDT
Subject: Re: CryoNet #24875  Living forever

> From: "John de Rivaz" <>
> If an infinite number of years has a value x, then a lifespan of n years has
> a value of nx/(infinity) which is zero. This gives rise to the suggestion
> that a finite lifespan is of zero value regardless of duration.  If an
> infinite number of years has infinite value, n years has
> n(infinity)/(infinity) which is indeterminate.

There is the transfinite theory, first discovered by Cantor. There are an 

infinite number of infinity, each infinitly larger than the preceeding one. So,
even an very small life extension may have an infinite value, even if it is 
infinitely smaller than infinity...

For me, each second count.

Yvan Bozzonetti.

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