[ExI] The Upload Game
emlynoregan at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 07:52:50 UTC 2008
> Lee replied:
> > Not so. Everything about them is COMPLETELY
> > IDENTICAL. From the point of view of physics,
> > just how can you say that there are now *two*
> > people? As soon as a copy of a book is made,
> > are there now two books? In the *important*
> > sense, there is just one book (the information is
> > what is important, not the substrate!).
What if no one reads the book, ie: it stays on the shelf? Saying the
information is important begs the question, why do you need runtime?
(I don't know the answer to this)
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