[ExI] simulation as an improvement over reality

Samantha Atkins sjatkins at mac.com
Sat Dec 25 19:15:28 UTC 2010

On Dec 25, 2010, at 10:31 AM, John Clark wrote:

> On Dec 24, 2010, at 8:56 AM, BillK wrote:
>> extrapolating from what we know now, and assuming no magic science
>> where we gain super powers and become anything that we wish to be,
>> then *old* entities will not think like 25 year olds.
> Making an old man think like a young man is simply a matter of rearranging atoms in the old brain, and precisely moving atoms around does not require magic science, just very very good technology.

What is "old" if all the deteriorations that come with mere years today are removed or never occur?   Yes, someone in perfect health for hundreds of years will not think like a 25 year old.  That is a very, very good thing!

- s

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