X-Message-Number: 8522
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 1997 23:25:14 -0700
From: Hara Ra <>
Subject: Re: CryoNet #8471
References: <>

> Message #8471
> From: Anders Sandberg <>

> >>I would add to this that leaving it to the last minute is analagous to 

> >>that life extension technology may make the use of cryonics redundant, ie 

> >>subject lives until an age where life can be extended a bit, and then during
> >>this "bit" it can be extended further and so on.
> >
> >   This is very important, and we need a term for it.
> What about the "Breakeven point" or "Life expectancy breakeven",
> in analogy to the fusion term for the point where energy added
> equals energy gained from fusion.

There is a rocket science term, "brenschluss" (I may have the spelling
wrong) which is the point at which a rocket is traveling at the velocity
of its exhaust, so what exits the nozzle is at zero velocity re the

Now that's a bit obscure. I suggest "crossover", for crossing over from
mortality to immortality....

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