2008/10/31 Bruno Marchal <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:

> But ok, perhaps I have make some progress lately, and I will answer that the
> probability remains invariant for that too. The probability remains equal to
> 1/2 in the imperfect duplication (assuming 1/2 is the perfect one).
> But of course you have to accept that if a simple teleportation is done
> imperfectly (without duplication), but without killing you, the probability
> of surviving is one (despite you get blind, deaf, amnesic and paralytic, for
> example).  OK? What do you think?
> Sometimes ago I would have equate total amnesia with death, but I have
> change my mind on this. What is your opinion on this, doctor?

I agree with Kory, that if the "teleportation" is done with a poor
enough level of fidelity, you may as well just kill yourself. After
all, a corpse is "blind, deaf, amnesic and paralytic".

Stathis Papaioannou

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