[ExI] why not start up a Mexico based cryonics company?
sjatkins at mac.com
Thu Jan 15 00:14:15 UTC 2009
On Jan 14, 2009, at 3:54 PM, PJ Manney wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 1:50 AM, <jay.dugger at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 1. I do not think Mexico sufficently stable for a such a long-term
At the moment I don't consider the US all that long term stable either.
>> 2. What laws apply to importing human remains to Mexico?
>> 3. What legal status will cryo-preserved remains have in Mexico? Will
>> they count as anatomical gifts?
How are they considered in the US today?
> 4. The cryo-preserved are the most convenient kidnap hostages
> imaginable. After you receive a badly thawed finger by courier,
> they'll demand, "Pay us the ransom or we pull the plug!" or if you'd
> prefer, "Electricity?! We don't need no stinkin' electricity!"
Even for those who really only think of the cryo-preserved as
"remains" this would be at least desecration of the dead. For many
of our families this unfortunately would not be a very workable
extortion. Some would even pay hooligans to stage the kidnapping.
They are even more likely to as the legal status of the cryo-preserved
improves perhaps tying up more of the estate. But I agree it is an
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