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Re: Brin-l Digest, Vol 30, Issue 6

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  • Keith Henson
    On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 11:00 AM, Jon Louis Mann wrote: (Keith wrote) ... Yes. ... If you are serious about it, at least get
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      On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 11:00 AM, Jon Louis Mann
      <net_democracy@...> wrote:

      (Keith wrote)

      >> David Brin, Greg Bear and Gregory Benford
      >> were all on a panel at Renovation last week.
      >> Amusing event.  I brought up cryonics.  Everyone
      >> in the audience was aware of it, several people
      >> were thinking about it for themselves and of
      >> course Gregory and I were signed up. There were
      >> around a dozen at the con who were already signed up.
      >> Keith Henson
      >> (Signed up since 1985 and helped freeze 19 people)
      >
      > Keith, are you with Alcor?

      Yes.

      > I've been thinking about it for years, but haven't seen
      > anyone at cons lately to sign people up.

      If you are serious about it, at least get insurance (unless you can
      afford it out of pocket, and even then, insurance is a good way to
      assure the funding will be there).

      > I'm curious why
      > so many deceased SF authors never signed up...

      They don't seem to be much more likely to sign up than the rest of the
      population.

      As for why, ask them, but expect rationalizations rather then reason.

      Keith

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