X-Message-Number: 9049
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 1998 10:04:27 -0800 (PST)
From: Doug Skrecky <>
Subject: worst-case scenario

In Message #9046 "Stephen W. Bridge" <> wrote:
> Realistically, we must consider the worst-case scenario where no rescuer
> is on the horizon.  It is possible that such patients could be thawed and
> buried by the state health department; but Arizona officials told me that
> *no one* in the department of health would look forward to that.  I
> suspect even they will want to help find rescuers, especially after
> cryonics gets larger.
  IMHO - I think the first thing that would happen if funds start to run
low would be a conversion to neuropreservation of all whole body patients.
At a guess this could save 90% on storage costs - not a small
consideration - especially since the preference for whole body
preservation seems to be mostly an esthetic one.

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