From: William Pearson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Oct 26 2008 - 17:55:41 MDT
2008/10/26 Stathis Papaioannou <email@example.com>:
> 2008/10/27 William Pearson <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> 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.
I don't think infants and toddlers can anticipate their deaths... they
may not like pain but they have to learn about death itself later on.
Care to refine your position?
> Stathis Papaioannou
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