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

From: Charles Hixson (
Date: Sat Feb 28 2009 - 17:40:47 MST

Matt Mahoney wrote:
> --- On Wed, 2/25/09, Charles Hixson <> wrote:
>> So the question becomes "How great a deviation is allowable
>> without considering the entity to be a new person?"
> That is a question about your belief in consciousness. The important consideration is to kill the original so there can be no debate about which copy is you.
> -- Matt Mahoney,
I don't see how that follows. Why couldn't they both be me? I, in the
past, would certainly consider that they, in the future, were both me.
And I would strenuously object to any procedure that would kill either
of them.

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