[ExI] Digital Consciousness .
kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Mon Apr 29 03:40:05 UTC 2013
On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 2:52 PM, Alan Grimes <ALONZOTG at verizon.net> wrote:
> Kelly Anderson wrote:
>> Furthermore, claiming identity based on pattern identity theory
>> and then claiming the ability to make whole-sale changes is
>> isomorphic to having your cake and eating it too.
>> I don't want my upload to be identical to me. I want my upload to be a
>> better me. That's why I call it transhumanism. Or am I missing something
>> vital here?
> By what means, then, can you call such an upload, your future self???
Because I change every day. That would just be one more such change. If I
learn Chinese, do I stop being myself?
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