[ExI] Is a copy of you really you?
ben at zaiboc.net
Thu May 28 07:17:47 UTC 2020
On 27/05/2020 23:48, SR Ballard wrote:
> Then there are no copies.
> SR Ballard
>> On May 27, 2020, at 1:37 PM, Ben via extropy-chat<extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>>> On 27/05/2020 17:33, SR Ballard wrote:
>>> If the mother-copy is destroyed and two daughter-copies are created
>> This is the kind of thinking I'm trying to get away from.
>> In what sense is the mother-copy destroyed? All of it's original molecules are still there (albeit randomly distributed between the two daughter-bodies), all of the information is preserved (x2, now), so where is the destruction? I see none at all.
>> Ben Zaiboc
No copies? OK, I'm fine with that, but there are two somethings when
before there was one. What do we call them? And how do we regard them?
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