On 6/30/2012 9:56 PM, meekerdb wrote:
On 6/30/2012 5:38 PM, Stephen P. King wrote:
On 6/30/2012 7:35 PM, meekerdb wrote:
On 6/30/2012 2:52 PM, Craig Weinberg wrote:
It seems to me that with functionalism a human identity cannot
necessarily be different from a any sufficiently complex functional
interaction. Something like a war, for instance involves lots of
dynamic i/o, 'processing', etc.
My question then is: Can you teleport the American Civil War to the
Moon? Can you move Gettysburg to Moscow?
We could send Craig there.
The copy and paste idea of teleportation tacitly requires an
entire entity and not a system that is just the interactions of many
entities. We can copy wholes, not parts, and preserve invariant their
Craig wasn't even talking about duplication; so we can 'teleport' him
there by commercial airliner.
You are not even trying to understand what Craig is talking/writing
about. Please don't pretend otherwise.
"Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed."
~ Francis Bacon
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