[ExI] [tt] Identity thread again

John Clark johnkclark at gmail.com
Thu Apr 2 19:25:29 UTC 2015

On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at  Rafal Smigrodzki <rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com>

> there will be a trade off between spawning independently goal-oriented
> processes (copies) and running non-sentient optimization and search
> processes.

You may create a copy of yourself to accomplish some specific sub-goal and
after that has been accomplished you might want him to self destruct.
However given the fact that he's identical to you as soon as he's created
he would think it's a much better idea if you not him accomplish the
sub-goal and then self destruct. In fact he might insist and sincerely
believe that he is the original and you are the copy and it might be
exceedingly difficult to convince him that is not the case. Actually it
doesn't matter which is the original and which is the copy because they are

  John K Clark
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