[extropy-chat] WSJ: A Cold Calculus Leads Cryonauts To Put Assets on Ice

MB mbb386 at main.nc.us
Wed Jan 25 00:01:39 UTC 2006

> MB wrote:
>> This is exactly my take on it too. I fail to see why people think it is
>> "out of circulation" - geez, it's not like he going to take the actual
>> money and had have it frozen with him!
> And if he did have the money frozen with him as cash, it would reduce
> the amount of money in circulation.  Other paper bills would become more
> valuable.
> Only having actual goods frozen with you would damage the economy in any
> obvious way.  As for nonobvious ways... not my specialty.

Eliezer, I certainly hadn't thought of it that way! :)  Though the actual
return probably would not increase as much as investments do... unless in
the 'rare coins' market or some such, depending on length of storage! ;)


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