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

From: Mike Dougherty (
Date: Sun Oct 26 2008 - 21:39:05 MDT

On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 9:18 PM, Stathis Papaioannou <> wrote:
> In an unsophisticated way, infants and animals can anticipate their
> deaths, since they formulate desires and plans, which would be
> thwarted if they die. This can't be said for organisms without nervous
> systems, nor for potential organisms that might never be realised.

what about unborn infants and other animals which do not yet exist?
Do they feel the pain of their probability of entering existence being
reduced to zero?

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