X-Message-Number: 18049
From: "estropico >" <>
Subject: Re: Did you survive?
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2001 11:48:23 +0000

>Message #18041
>Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 20:57:13 -0500
>From: david pizer <>
>Subject: Did you survive?

>MY hunch is that *I* am a hunk of a very specific brain, my brain.  I 
> >agree that if a duplicate of the information about the construction of 
> >my brain were created into a brand new brain, the new brain would 
> >*think* it was me.
>  But I don't know if it would *be* me?
>These are questions that we are probably going to need a philosophical
>breakthrough in thinking on the level of "I think, therefore I am."

My istinctive, semi-serious reaction to reading the above was:

"I think I am me, therefore I am me"

Right or wrong, it could become the mantra of the uploaded...


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