Re: Separate Copies Contribute Separately to One's Runtime

From: Stathis Papaioannou (
Date: Sat Mar 08 2008 - 19:24:32 MST

On 09/03/2008, Lee Corbin <> wrote:

> I claim that isomorphic copies separated enough in spacetime
> to constitute separate physical processes are separate subjects.
> Suppose that there is an absolutely identical you being held
> in an Earth-like simulated city near Sirius. It ought to matter
> to you that one of them is going to shortly die.

I agree that there are two separate subjects, but I don't agree that
it matters if one of them dies. This is because, if you're the one
that dies, it will seem to you that you continue to live in the one
that survives. If you disagree with this, then you should consider
destructive teleportation to be suicide.

Stathis Papaioannou

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