[extropy-chat] How to be copied into the future?

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Fri Apr 27 11:27:49 UTC 2007

On Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 09:12:13PM +1000, Stathis Papaioannou wrote:

>    We wouldn't need to go to such drastic lengths. Commonly used
>    anaesthetics such as thiopentone and isoflurane cause flat EEG traces,
>    a pattern called "burst suppression". So unless you want to bite down
>    on a piece of wood while the surgeon takes your appendix out, you are
>    going to end up dying and an impostor with your memories will take
>    your place after the operation.

Yes, there's not much death to Slawomir's death.
We could as well call it something else. Of course,
the French would disagree ("la petite mort").

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