[ExI] Mind Uploading article in Wikipedia

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 19:36:50 UTC 2009

On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 8:53 PM, Damien Broderick <thespike at satx.rr.com> wrote:
> Why am "I" working hard to preserve it? Because "I" am a device built with
> that powerful drive, to preserve the ensemble of matter that in principle
> passes along a bundle of its own gadgets with
> how-2-build-and-operate-a-me-like-thing instructions or hardware . And some
> of those gadgets are memetic rather than genetic. And so on. Natural
> selection builds devices like us to have conscious awareness (as John Clark
> keeps insisting, whether he'd put it this way or not, and I don't hear
> anyone disagreeing)--that is, to function from an Intentional Stance. This
> is not an accident or a drill.
> The rest of the argument is just filling in the dots.

Oh, wow, has somebody started speaking in Italian suddenly, that I am
not feeling such an Alien anymore in such discussion? :-)))

Stefano Vaj

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