[ExI] Essential Upload Data

Re Rose rocket at earthlight.com
Mon May 18 18:26:08 UTC 2020

Um.....nope. Confusion or uncertainty of locality is not the same as being
in the other agent body. You're still you, just a bit disoriented.


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Date: Sun, 17 May 2020 19:22:15 -0400
From: John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com>
To: ExI chat list <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
Subject: Re: [ExI] Essential Upload Data
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On Sun, May 17, 2020 at 4:54 PM Ben via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

On 17/05/2020 21:23, Darin Sunley wrote:

> > Put another way, there is a deeply meaningful difference between "me"
>> > and "a copy of me". We have strongly differing preferences as to whose
>> > key opens the locks to my house, and whose bank account "my" employer
>> > deposits "my" paycheque into.
> > You are simply talking about two versions of 'me'. 'Me1' and 'Me2'. In
> a
> situation where there are two of you, and only one set of belongings, of
> course there would be a conflict. This has nothing to do with the
> argument about whether a 'copy of you' is 'you' or not.

You and an exact copy of you are facing each other an equal distance from
the center of a symmetrical room. I have a switch and tell you that when I
throw it you will instantly exchange positions. When I do you would notice
no difference, you could not even determine if I was telling the truth; the
switch might have been connected to nothing, or maybe not, but either way
it makes no difference to you#1 or to you#2. And if it makes no difference
it would be pointless to pretend that there are 2 different yous.

John K Clark
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