Re: [sl4] Uploads coming first would be good, right?.

From: Stuart Armstrong (
Date: Fri Feb 06 2009 - 03:09:13 MST

> As I've pointed out 456,783,221 times over the years if you do that then
> the two "identical" copies are no longer identical; one has a memory the
> other does not have with an accompanied physical change in the brain.

Yes, but within the minutest moment of copying, quantum effects will
cause the copies to diverge. So this rambling about "identical" copies
is the problem - there can never be indentical copies, so the whole
disscussion as to whether identical copies are one or two is moot.


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