[ExI] Mind Uploading article in Wikipedia

John K Clark jonkc at bellsouth.net
Tue Apr 7 06:23:53 UTC 2009

"Stathis Papaioannou" <stathisp at gmail.com>

> You haven't explained how vitalism or dualism would
> add anything new to the claim that "it's not really me"
> when one already agrees that the copy will be *exactly*
> like me, from materialist considerations alone.

For 15 years I've heard people bellow "But that just wouldn't be me!".  In
those 15 years without exception the arguments proffered to support that
claim were completely idiotic; I haven't heard one that wasn't 
embarrassingly stupid. The only way it could possibly be true is that the
copy isn't me because it doesn't have my soul. I don't believe in souls, 
but I admit I'm a weirdo.

 John K Clark

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