> Could you alter the so-lucky cosmic explosion beam a little bit so
> that Alice still succeed her math exam, but is, reasonably enough, a
> zombie  during the exam. With zombie taken in the traditional sense of
> Kory and Dennett.
> Of course you have to keep well *both*  MECH *and* MAT.

I think I can...

Instead of correcting the brain, the cosmic beams trigger output
neurons in a sequence that makes Alice write the right answers. That
is to say, the information content of the beams is no longer a
representation of an area of Alice's brain, but a representation of
the answers to the exam. An outside observer cannot distinguish one
case from the other. In the first she is Alice, in the second she is a


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