[extropy-chat] Personal Identity Bis

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 11:59:23 UTC 2007

On 4/11/07, Heartland <velvethum at hotmail.com> wrote:

Flat EEG means death. It has to. It's the only conclusion that doesn't lead
> to
> contradictions. Besides, it's consistent with a belief that there's no
> such thing
> as a resurrection.

A flat EEG that *stays* flat permanently means death. Patients can have a
flat EEG due to eg. hypothermia and still recover fully. Would you say that
these people have died and should attend their erstwhile selves' funeral?

Stathis Papaioannou
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