[ExI] YES! Hard-core transhumanist splinter

Giulio Prisco giulio at gmail.com
Thu Jun 24 11:00:56 UTC 2010

Give time to time Sabrina. Probably this will be a common first
reaction after the first deployment of mind uploading technology. But
after some time, people won't even think twice about it, just like we
don't think twice about the magic device in our pocket which lets us
talk immediately with people far away. Like in the universe of Richard
K. Morgan novels (google Takeshi Kovacs), where uploading technology
is commonplace and used routinely.

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 6:25 AM, Sabrina Ballard
<sabrina.ballard at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm not convinced it has to be a big deal to no longer be the same person
>> though.  People acknowledge not being the people they previously were all
>> the time, does a difference in substrate really not qualify for the same
>> freakout-exemption given to a difference in age?
> When you put it this way, I can see your point. But I still think that
> apprehension would exist because people may not know how they will be
> changed, or want to be changed in that manner.
> Sabrina Ballard
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