X-Message-Number: 9409
From: Olaf Henny <>
Subject: Re: CryoNet Message #9395 From den Otter
Date: Sat, 4 Apr 1998 22:39:02 -0800

Re: Message #9395
From: "den Otter"
Subject: Proposed Location for a Cryonics Community

Den Otter wrote:
>Or better yet, a privately owned island (in the Carribean for example). These
>don't have to be extremely expensive, say $ 100,000 will get you a long way
>(devided between even as few as 20 participants it's just $ 5000,-- a piece).
>Since you more or less determine the law yourself in a place like this it
>would be ideal to finish one's life here. Besides the supportive environment
>and increased personal freedom to relief suffering (use any drug you want
>etc.) there could also be better monitoring of patients and the possibility
>to perform no-legal-fuss euthanasia to achieve the best suspension possible.
>Storage could be done on location too. With a special fundraising program
>and some help from the millionaire cryonicists I think it could be done for

I think you will be hard pressed to find any island, which is, - 
privately owned or not-, not subject to the national legislation 
of any country.  No, whatever you do, practice cryonics or pursue 
frowned upon scientific research, such as human cloning, genetics 
etc., I am afraid you will have to do it under the umbrella of an 
existing sovereign national legislative entity.  That will of 
course only happen if the government of a small nation can see an 
economic advantage in permitting such activities, in similar 
manner as now exists in tax havens.

Now you just have to find a nation, which is small enough to be 
impressed by the economic clout a few stray cryonicists can 
muster.  :)


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