Re: Response to R.Hlywka's brain/mind comments

2003-06-13 Thread R Hlywka
Bretton wrote It's a dream for many transhumanists :-) and I reckon it will be possible to the extent that external observers can no longer tell the difference, even if the copied mind itself new it wasn't the original.[1] A more interesting question is: Can you reconstruct one? Assuming you had

Re: Response to R.Hlywka's brain/mind comments

2003-06-08 Thread Bretton Vine
Eric Hawthorne wrote: I don't remember claiming (maybe someone else claimed) you could copy a mind. It's a dream for many transhumanists :-) and I reckon it will be possible to the extent that external observers can no longer tell the difference, even if the copied mind itself new it wasn't the

Response to R.Hlywka's brain/mind comments

2003-06-05 Thread Eric Hawthorne
R Hlywka wrote: There are so many things we need to take into consideration. Genetics. We are born with a specific preprogramed set of organization and hardware. the way the neurons are preorganized, and the way they go about utilizing and organizing and transfering specific information. We