Stathis Papaioannou wrote:
> 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 

Who has this 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?
> 
> 


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