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STEVEN VACHANI - 27 in 2002... now 35... 120K Alcor whole body... life expectency to 2072

December 25 2010 at 4:08 AM
Rick  (Login recreation)
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Here's an example of an underfunded "smart guy"...

Steven Vachani, a 27-year-old Internet entrepreneur, attended the conference
and signed up for the Alcor plan: paying $400 in annual membership dues, and
naming Alcor as his life insurance beneficiary to cover the cost of freezing
his body in liquid nitrogen for $120,000 (it costs $50,000 to preserve just
the head).

http://www.cryonet.org/cgi-bin/dsp.cgi?msg=20466

My comment... Typical of an underfunded case... Is Vachani imagining economy of scale, no inflation or technical advances? Klein pointed out in 1991... 11 years predating Vachani's sign-up.. that there was a problem... As Cplatt points out, Klien's message was "unwelcome"... but why that? Why NOT "welcome" a paradox???

Whole body preservation won't be 120K in 2072 A.D. at the end of Vachani's life expectency. In fact, the top insurance salesman in cryonics, Rudi Hoffman, has a million in insurance for cryonics.. which is "more like it".. taking into account inflation and higher technolgy.

http://www.google.com/search?num=50&hl=en&safe=off&q=%22steve+vachani%22&aq=f&aqi=g1g-v9&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=

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No log in needed at this time to post. Let's hear your story on your life insurance! The funding gap situation at Alcor is serious and demands everyone's attention.

 
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