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How Mayans and Cherokee helped insurers

Insurance at first glance seems to be a serious form of economic relations, designed to protect people, their property and affairs from all sorts of dangers. However, if you dig deeper, it turns out that the insurance industry is a repository of funny human phobias, illusions and stupidities. There are frequent cases when people are insured against otherworldly things.

For example, it was said that a group of organizers of the esoteric festival turned to the Latvian insurance company Balta with an unusual request – to insure them from the end of the world, which, according to the Mayan calendar, is supposedly expected on December 21 of this year. However, this is not so rare.

In Germany, for example, there are unusual types of insurance business that Sir Hucklebury offers. The company insures against 50 “vicissitudes of fate”. Insurance rates range from 12 euros per year, depending on the nature of the vicissitudes …

In addition, “Sir Huckleberry” insures against getting stuck in an elevator, shooting with a hidden camera for the purpose of rallying, double-marriage, the disappearance of an erection in men, the collapse of a particular musical group. Continue reading

How Mayans and Cherokee helped insurers
Insurance at first glance seems to be a serious form of economic relations, designed to protect people, their property and affairs from all sorts of dangers. However, if you dig…

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