[ExI] Is a copy of you really you?
sen.otaku at gmail.com
Wed May 27 19:34:25 UTC 2020
Define “anything”. Any physical thing? Not yet. A bit of code? I’d like to hope so.
> On May 27, 2020, at 2:24 PM, William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> Well, answer me this: can any machine of any kind, computer or not. make a perfect copy of anything? Perfect down to the atomic level. bill w
>> On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 1:49 PM Ben via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>>> On 27/05/2020 17:33, bill w wrote:
>>> we are pretending that a perfect copy can be made, and that is wrong too. So we are dealing hypothetically just for fun.
>> It's a thought-experiment, of an idealised situation. Hypothetical, yes, but not just for fun. There's a serious purpose to it.
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