William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 16:53:28 UTC 2020
Those are some negative things that are lost. Are there any positive
things that would be lost? Hmm, nothing comes immediately to mind. I'll
think about it and post later if any occur to me.
*That's what I was really asking. bill w*
On Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 11:51 AM Ben Zaiboc via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> On 01/04/2020 16:36, billw asked:
> > Just what is lost with uploading?
> Oh, loads of things!
> Inevitable decay and death, the inability to access (and reversibly
> modify) your inner workings, the limitations of biological senses, lack
> of a means to back-up your mind and potentially restore it at a later
> date, unavoidable pain and suffering, a physiology that you can't really
> control, an unchosen morphology, an inability to easily and accurately
> store any memory, including memories of thought processes, meaning that
> you can't reliably trace a thought back to its origins.
> There are more things that are lost with uploading, but those are a few
> that occur to me straight away.
> Those are some negative things that are lost. Are there any positive
> things that would be lost? Hmm, nothing comes immediately to mind. I'll
> think about it and post later if any occur to me.
> Ben Zaiboc
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