2009/2/12 Brent Meeker <meeke...@dslextreme.com>:

> If continuity is fundamental then personal identity could be defined in terms 
> of
> it and there could be a real difference between you and someone with the same
> memories, but without continuity to your past.

But that could lead to absurd conclusions. Suppose you discover that
you have a disease which breaks the required continuity every time you
go to sleep, and that this has been happening your whole life. Will
you worry about falling asleep tonight? Should your property be
disposed of tomorrow according to your will?

Stathis Papaioannou

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