[ExI] Mind Uploading article in Wikipedia

John K Clark jonkc at bellsouth.net
Sun Apr 5 17:19:11 UTC 2009

"spike" <spike66 at att.net>

>I have always assumed that if we know enough about a carbon atom, we can
>write a computer simulation of one, and if we know enough about neurons,
>axons and dendrites we can simulate a brain cell in software, and if we can
>simulate a brain cell using the carbon atom sims, and we can sim
>100 billion of them working together using the brain cell sims, and if so,
>100 billion brains working together and if so, that meta-sim is not only us
>but better than we are, a superset of us.

If you could find no reason not to walk into a chamber that will make a copy
of your body and then instantly destroy the original then you are one of the
very very few that agree with me. Perhaps there are more, but they sure
haven't spoken up much in the last 15 years.

 John K Clark

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