Stathis Papaioannou wrote:
> 2009/3/8 Brent Meeker <>:
>> And if it went to zero you certainly wouldn't know and wouldn't care.
> If I died I wouldn't be around to know or care, but I would care in
> anticipation of dying, since it would radically alter my future
> experiences by eliminating them. On the other hand, 1->1 or many->1
> copying would leave my future experiences the same as if the
> teleportation hadn't occurred. 

Only for one of you.  Many-1 of you would have different future experiences 
(according to this theory).  Why don't you care about the loss of those 

>You might say that this is an illusion
> since the original me will actually be dead but the same illusion
> occurs in ordinary life, and it is the circumstances under which the
> illusion is preserved that interests me when I think about survival.

I'm not sure what you mean by this.  What illusion of ordinary life do you 
to?  That "you" are the same as the Stathis of last year?


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