Re: How To Live In A Simulation

From: Gordon Worley (
Date: Sun Mar 18 2001 - 22:35:05 MST

At 12:17 AM -0500 3/19/01, Gordon Worley wrote:
>Of course not, thet're still humans and have all the natural rights
>that other humans have. But let's face it: there just isn't much
>inside a child's mind worth uploading. If they were uploaded,
>they'd quickly becoming something totally unlike the child

Wait, I should clarify. Of course and SI based on a person will not
be like them, but what I mean is that any bit of personality that the
child might have had would be swallowed up by the reprograming
process and the necessary education to be an SI. By contrast, when
you, me, or anyone else at the very least on this list and those
found in plenty of other places are uploaded, sure, we'll be very
different afterwards, but there will still be some hint of who we
were. Of course, this is speculation. Maybe we'll upload to find
that there is a paragon personality that everyone should have and
will program themselves to have. That would be pretty boring, but it
is a possibility, as much as from where I am now I would like to
avoid it.

Gordon Worley
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