[extropy-chat] Meta re recurring threads was Personal Identity Bis
femmechakra at yahoo.ca
Sun Apr 15 03:36:06 UTC 2007
For what it's worth,
I think it's just a difference in interest.
I think the posts regarding the questions between Lee,
Heartland and Stathis are questions of a physiological
Personal Identity Bis. While I understand that on this
list it must have been written a thousand times,
sometimes it is always nice to refresh the memory.
--- Stathis Papaioannou <stathisp at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/15/07, Keith Henson <hkhenson at rogers.com>
> Materialists, i.e., engineering types, for the most
> part agree with you
> > that an identical copy of a person (or a computer)
> is equivalent and for
> > the most part can't imagine why anyone would have
> a different opinion.
> You probably feel that way after these many long
> discussions. If you ask
> someone at random who has a scientific view of the
> world, it is not a
> foregone conclusion that he will agree. Perhaps
> that's unfortunate, but it's
> the way it is.
> Stathis Papaioannou
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