Re: There's more to me than memories...

From: Stuart Armstrong (
Date: Tue Mar 11 2008 - 04:16:21 MDT

> Depends on your personality. If I was duplicated 10 times, there
> would be a lot of coin flipping, and the end result would likely be
> 2 or 3 copies of me that shared my current life in various ways, one
> or two that went off to do something entirely different, and a bunch
> of suicides. Since we all have the same set of things we want to
> do, and there aren't 10 paths, it doesn't really matter which one
> does what; differentiation will occur later.

Ten copies would not be enough to exhaust the possible different paths
I would want to take :-) but I understand your point. It does
critically depend on your personality and social connections; a
homeless wanderer with no friends, family or cirminal record would
find the duplications perfect.

I'll explain more of the idea in my next email.


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