[ExI] Strong AI Hypothesis: logically flawed?

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 02:48:42 UTC 2014

On Thursday, October 2, 2014, William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com>

> ​​ Suppose you are informed that
> you have a disease that causes you to die whenever you fall asleep at
> night so that the person who wakes up in the morning is a completely
> different Dan Ust who shares your memories. This has been happening
> every day of your life, but you have only just found out about it.
> Would this information worry you or make any difference to how you
> live your life?
> Absolutely YES.   It means that someone with my body and memories will
> awake tomorrow but it will not be me.  It means that I will die today.
> bill w
Then I'm sorry to upset you but this is more or less what actually happens
in ordinary life. The matter in your body is replaced over time such that
over a period of months very little of the original matter remains.

Stathis Papaioannou
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