[extropy-chat] The Limits of "Property"

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 8 01:20:11 UTC 2006

If those "copies" are running in a quantum computer, 'you' have killed every
non-you copy at every probability wave function collapse.  In the evolution
of this moment, you are/were currently the most "fit" for actual
(non-virtual) existance.  It is [un?]fortunate fo your that we are all
entangled on the hardware that runs reality, else you really would be on
your own.  In that case you might find yourself in this situation:

On 9/7/06, Robert Bradbury <robert.bradbury at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/6/06, A B <austriaaugust at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> >   I must ask you: Why do you feel that you have the "right" or
> > "entitlement" or "freedom" (or whatever *word* you want to use) to create
> > and/or run conscious, artificial beings on your hardware and then do
> > absolutely anything you want with them - morality being at your sole
> > discretion?
> >
> [snip]
> This line of discussion is a close relation to the "Can you kill your
> copies" discussion which was to the best of my knowledge never resolved.  My
> current working solution is that all of *my* copies going in know that they
> are subject to deletion -- just as my thoughts are.
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