[extropy-chat] Stump bill - cryonics regulation
wingcat at pacbell.net
Sun Feb 22 21:26:48 UTC 2004
--- Mike Lorrey <mlorrey at yahoo.com> wrote:
> This bill is not what someone presented here.
> Someone claimed that it
> would ban storage of human bodies for more than 5
> years. This is not
> what this bill does. What it does is say you need to
> be licensed to do
And if said licenses are never granted to cryonics
agencies as a matter of unwritten but explicitly
spoken policy, such that it can not be challenged in
any court of law...
> The way this is worded, it sounds to me like the
> funeral industry sees
> big money in the cryonics market and wants in on it
> (and to kick Alcor
The way I've read the debate on it, the emphasis is
entirely on "kick Alcor out". You're right, there
would be business potential in managing those funds -
but economics is not behind every human decision.
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