2009/3/9 Brent Meeker <meeke...@dslextreme.com>

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> Stathis Papaioannou wrote:
> > 2009/3/8 Brent Meeker <meeke...@dslextreme.com>:
> >
> >> 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
> experiences?
>
> >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
> refer
> to?  That "you" are the same as the Stathis of last year?
>
> Brent



I think he means the same thing as what you mean when you say you are you
when you wake up the morning and remember going to sleep the previous day...
that you remember and assert that you are you...


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