[extropy-chat] Avoid Too Much Change.

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 22:55:45 UTC 2007

On 4/10/07, John K Clark <jonkc at att.net> wrote:
> "Lee Corbin" <lcorbin at rawbw.com>
> > Yes.  Now, would you explain the difference between (A) the Alien
> granting
> > your request and (B) the alien killing you, and then creating an IQ
> 12,000
> > entity that the alien names Isador  which just so happens to have
> > incredibly complete biographical information about you?
> The difference is that in case (A) there is a living being that remembers
> being me, and that's all you could ask for of survival; in case (B) there
> is
> not.

I would have said A and B are equivalent, provided the biographical
information is of a first person form, which "incredibly complete" seems to

Stathis Papaioannou
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