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TXlib Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-30-04 11:28 PM
Response to Reply #75
76. "Mind's I"?
Was that a short story?
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  -Transporter question, breakdown by atheists/theists. TXlib  Mar-29-04 03:56 PM   #0 
  - uhh WTF?  Alex146   Mar-29-04 03:57 PM   #1 
  - I have a hypothesis  TXlib   Mar-29-04 03:59 PM   #5 
     - I agree with your hypothesis  felonious thunk   Mar-29-04 04:03 PM   #9 
     - But B doesn't care, and ...  damnraddem   Mar-29-04 04:28 PM   #28 
     - The trouble is when you ask the thing that comes out the other side  Az   Mar-29-04 04:10 PM   #15 
     - But if you were forced through the machine  TXlib   Mar-29-04 04:17 PM   #20 
        - The person coming out the other side  Az   Mar-29-04 04:21 PM   #22 
     - Why?  damnraddem   Mar-29-04 04:26 PM   #26 
     - Huh?  BullGooseLoony   Mar-31-04 12:09 AM   #78 
        - Here's how I see it:  TXlib   Mar-31-04 07:40 AM   #80 
  - I am an atheist  cprise   Mar-29-04 03:58 PM   #2 
  - I would  Duckiesplaything   Mar-29-04 04:01 PM   #8 
  - Thank you TXlib!  everythingsxen   Mar-29-04 03:58 PM   #3 
  - But...  Concerned GA Voter   Mar-29-04 04:00 PM   #6 
     - But if we take it to the next level, it's problematic  felonious thunk   Mar-29-04 04:05 PM   #11 
     - No, check it out..  everythingsxen   Mar-29-04 04:16 PM   #19 
     - If the machine has to take all the info about you, transmit it, and ...  damnraddem   Mar-29-04 04:36 PM   #30 
        - The continuity really is quite important  Az   Mar-29-04 04:41 PM   #33 
        - Exactly Az!  everythingsxen   Mar-29-04 04:49 PM   #39 
        - OK, now your conjecture has it destroy me after reading my info.  damnraddem   Mar-29-04 04:55 PM   #41 
        - No they aren't both you..  everythingsxen   Mar-29-04 05:05 PM   #44 
        - Go read Altered Carbon  LynzM   Mar-30-04 12:58 PM   #71 
           - That sounds interesting!  TXlib   Mar-30-04 02:28 PM   #72 
        - Which one?  GTRMAN   Mar-30-04 12:05 AM   #49 
        - That reminds me of a scifi story I read once.  FlaGranny   Mar-31-04 11:52 AM   #85 
     - You would have no way of knowing anything  Az   Mar-29-04 04:33 PM   #29 
        - Exactly.  TXlib   Apr-01-04 08:59 AM   #87 
  - If it reassembles me correctly.  classics   Mar-29-04 03:59 PM   #4 
  - you lost me  Demman   Mar-29-04 04:00 PM   #7 
  - No... your conciousness  Dookus   Mar-29-04 04:05 PM   #10 
  - On what do you base your opinion?  TXlib   Mar-29-04 04:08 PM   #12 
  - because I don't believe there *IS*  Dookus   Mar-29-04 04:09 PM   #14 
  - So you think there would be a continuity of consciousness  TXlib   Mar-29-04 04:12 PM   #17 
     - well it's hard to say  Dookus   Mar-29-04 04:18 PM   #21 
     - Rather, would one experience a continuity of consciousness?  damnraddem   Mar-29-04 04:41 PM   #32 
  - How do you know that ...  damnraddem   Mar-29-04 04:39 PM   #31 
     - I'm postulating that it's a perfect copy.  TXlib   Mar-29-04 04:41 PM   #34 
        - Technology exists to get my bags to my airline destination.  damnraddem   Mar-29-04 04:47 PM   #38 
           - The point of the question isn't whether you trust technology.  TXlib   Mar-30-04 08:01 AM   #55 
  - But what if the you at Point A ISN'T DESTROYED?  0rganism   Mar-29-04 04:26 PM   #25 
  - The bigger question...  Xithras   Mar-29-04 04:09 PM   #13 
  - For those who would NOT use the transporter: a follow-up question:  TXlib   Mar-29-04 04:12 PM   #16 
  - How did you know when you woke up this morning, ...  damnraddem   Mar-29-04 04:46 PM   #37 
     - That is very true  Az   Mar-29-04 04:51 PM   #40 
        - I agree with Az  TXlib   Mar-30-04 08:02 AM   #56 
  - Since our memories are like computers  NewHampster   Mar-29-04 04:16 PM   #18 
  - Actually, we're not like silicon computers. We store memories chemically.  damnraddem   Mar-29-04 04:44 PM   #36 
  - I'm an agnostic, and ...  damnraddem   Mar-29-04 04:23 PM   #23 
  - *smack*  TXlib   Mar-29-04 04:25 PM   #24 
     - Smack?  damnraddem   Mar-29-04 04:56 PM   #42 
        - *smack*, as in *thwap*  TXlib   Mar-29-04 06:52 PM   #46 
  - Wow, I am impressed  LeviathanCrumbling   Mar-29-04 04:27 PM   #27 
  - No yak transporting  Az   Mar-29-04 04:43 PM   #35 
  - If your wife used a fax-transporter, ...  damnraddem   Mar-29-04 04:57 PM   #43 
  - What if it transported you via hyperspace?  foamdad   Mar-29-04 05:10 PM   #45 
  - Then, if I understand your question  TXlib   Mar-30-04 08:05 AM   #57 
  - Oh man, you!  SarahBelle   Mar-29-04 08:22 PM   #47 
  - Interesting philosophy quiz and article about this very topic!  TXlib   Mar-29-04 11:40 PM   #48 
  - lol  lazarus   Mar-30-04 12:08 AM   #50 
  - I think the debate is more interesting sober.  TXlib   Mar-30-04 08:09 AM   #58 
  - What's religion have to do with this?  Triple H   Mar-30-04 12:09 AM   #51 
  - See my reply above  TXlib   Mar-30-04 08:12 AM   #59 
  - I wouldn't use the transporter...  Kathleen04   Mar-30-04 12:13 AM   #52 
  - reply  TXlib   Mar-30-04 08:15 AM   #60 
  - Sorry Tex, no help for your theories here.  SOteric   Mar-30-04 01:17 AM   #53 
  - Ive been invited to expand on my statements  SOteric   Mar-30-04 11:45 AM   #63 
     - Some additional questions:  TXlib   Mar-30-04 12:18 PM   #65 
        - Je nais se quoi  SOteric   Mar-30-04 03:01 PM   #73 
           - "Was it Heaven or Hell?" -- what's that?  TXlib   Mar-31-04 07:45 AM   #81 
           - Gak! A "little light reading", indeed!  TXlib   Mar-31-04 08:08 AM   #83 
  - What about transplant patients  Mobius   Mar-30-04 04:54 AM   #54 
  - Transplant patients and those with artificial limbs  TXlib   Mar-30-04 08:22 AM   #61 
  - This brings up an interesting question  lazarus   Mar-30-04 09:53 AM   #62 
  - If you can maintain your head alive separate from the body  TXlib   Mar-30-04 12:21 PM   #66 
  - We have this brain we made  Az   Mar-30-04 11:47 AM   #64 
     - I'm assuming that you can "download" the mind of the current brain  TXlib   Mar-30-04 12:24 PM   #67 
     - The Download scerio exemplifies it even better  Az   Mar-30-04 03:05 PM   #74 
     - I contend that perception is reality  Mobius   Mar-31-04 01:46 AM   #79 
  - How a transporter would really work...  Abaques   Mar-30-04 12:28 PM   #68 
  - I recall a Sci Fi story like that...  TXlib   Mar-30-04 12:37 PM   #69 
  - From Fictionwise.com: Think Like A Dinosaur  TXlib   Mar-30-04 12:41 PM   #70 
  - No way in hell  lojasmo   Mar-30-04 03:12 PM   #75 
  - "Mind's I"?  TXlib   Mar-30-04 11:28 PM   #76 
     - Book  lojasmo   Mar-31-04 11:45 AM   #84 
  - "Who is to say that what is reassembled at point B is not actually you,  BullGooseLoony   Mar-31-04 12:07 AM   #77 
  - Yes, to the external world, the new person is you.  TXlib   Mar-31-04 07:52 AM   #82 
  - One person I asked about this had an interesting take on this...  TXlib   Mar-31-04 03:40 PM   #86 
 

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