[ExI] head transplant again
atymes at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 03:01:38 UTC 2016
On Feb 2, 2016 5:17 AM, "BillK" <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> Of course there is still debate about how much 'you' will still be
> 'you' in a different body.
> The ethics crowd have already been having a go at the problem.
> Suppose a 10-stone weakling gets a 20-stone testosterone-charged body.
> How will he change? And vice-versa.
> Or a body with allergies? Or muscle memories, like piano-playing, or
> tap-dancing, or much increased / reduced sex drive? Will left-handed
> become right-handed?
> I would expect changes to personality, so that in a few years the
> patient will be a different 'you'.
Will these be larger, or otherwise quantifiably different, than the
expected changes over that period if the person had acquired the same
change(s) through more more familiar but similarly sudden means?
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