Re: [sl4] Uploading into a deterministic sim vs Many worlds

From: Stathis Papaioannou (
Date: Sun Oct 26 2008 - 17:28:50 MDT

2008/10/27 William Pearson <>:
> Let us say you believe in many worlds and you had been offered the
> chance to upload into a deterministic simulation to live forever, any
> quantum randomness would be generated by PRNG. It would be so good,
> you wouldn't know you had been uploaded. Assuming you value the lives
> of people you will never encounter, should you upload?

Personally, I don't think of the loss of potential people as a real
loss. I only worry about already existing people who can anticipate
their own death.

Stathis Papaioannou

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