Stathis:
do you mean to recover Alzheimer-destroyed memories as well?
JM

On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 12:49 AM, Stathis Papaioannou <stath...@gmail.com>wrote:

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> On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 11:17 PM, Roger Clough <rclo...@verizon.net>wrote:
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>> Hi Bruno Marchal
>>
>> My personal introspection will always have my personal
>> memory as context, which a computer will not have.
>> One can in fact say that I am my memory. My
>> memory is the identity of my 1p and is what my 1p sees.
>>
>> This is perhaps the most serioous problem of comp.
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> Your memory survives destruction of your brain. A new brain is constructed
> over time such that after months almost none of the matter in the original
> brain remains in your body. The old brain is used as a template, and only a
> rough template at that. So there is no theoretical obstacle to transferring
> your mind from one collection of matter to another. The question is whether
> the mind can be replicated in a different substrate. This has been
> discussed here before and I think the answer is clearly (though not
> intuitively) yes, provided that the new substrate is able to replicate the
> 3p observable behaviour of the brain.
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