From: John K Clark (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Mar 09 2008 - 11:18:17 MDT
On Sun, 9 Mar 2008 12:35:01 +1100, "Stathis Papaioannou"
> paradoxes of personal identity
I am unaware of any logical paradoxes concerning personal identity. I
can think of some odd situations but they are unusual only because up to
now technology has been unable to do certain things; someday that will
> are due to the fact that it is subjective.
> I am programmed to believe
So what? Subjectivity must be caused by something and programming is an
> that there is only one version of me
> persisting through time.
And that programming does a remarkably good job too, as a result
something about the you of yesterday survives today and if you are lucky
the same thing will happen to you tomorrow.
> This profoundly ingrained belief causes
> problems when we start talking
> about copying people.
Not with me.
John K Clark
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