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

From: Heartland (
Date: Wed Mar 12 2008 - 06:30:53 MDT

> Slawek writes
>>> I need to be criticized on this point of 99% of us being our memories.
>> Very well. I would really like to get to the core of your beliefs using the
>> least number of words to save time and to avoid distractions.
>> Why do you believe preservation of memories is important in the first place?

> I meant, important for survival. If you irretrievably lose your memories, I say,
> then you're dead. The cryonicists who obsess over all this strongly agree.

I know, but they can never explain why. The reason why memories are important to
survival can't be because cryonicists agree that memories are important to
survival. There has to be a reason why they think memories are important to
survival. What is it?

> So if survival is important to you, and you wonder about memory, then please
> see my reply to Stuart at Tuesday, March 11, 2008 7:48 AM in this thread.

I couldn't find the answer in your reply. There was only one reply, right?


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