[ExI] Is a copy of you really you?

Robin D Hanson rhanson at gmu.edu
Fri May 29 15:25:43 UTC 2020

I disagree; I wrote a whole book describing a reasonable world where many copies are made:

On May 29, 2020, at 10:40 AM, Keith Henson via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org<mailto:extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>> wrote:
This is still my conclusion, and yes this thing was beaten to death
long ago. Not solved -

It was understood, not solved because there was nothing to solve.

It was also understood that except for corner cases, like crews for
starships, that making copies of people was a bad idea.

Robin Hanson rhanson at gmu.edu<mailto:rhanson at gmu.edu>
Future of Humanity Inst., Oxford University
Assoc. Prof. Economics, George Mason University
See my books: http://ageofem.com http://elephantinthebrain.com

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