On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 5:13 PM, silky <michaelsli...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 5:50 AM, Jason Resch <jasonre...@gmail.com> wrote: > > [...] > > > In an uploaded state you could spend all day eating from an unlimited > buffet > > of any food you could think of (and more) and get neither full nor fat. > In > > the end it is just firings of your neurons (artificial or otherwise) and > if > > uploaded, that would be all there is to you, there would be no > metabolism, > > and no additional resources would be sacrificed to provide the experience > of > > eating that food. > > Potentially an interesting question, though, is would it still mean > anything, if there were no consequences? > > > I think there are still consequences of your actions, I don't imagine uploading would be an entirely solitary experience, you would still interact with others and create new relationships. There would be few external consequences seen from outside the computer, but I don't think that diminishes the goings on within. Much like someone could point to a dreaming person and say it doesn't matter if he is having a nice dream or a terrible nightmare, I think it still matters (to person who is dreaming). Jason -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to everything-l...@googlegroups.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.