Re: Multiple Future Bens

From: Anton Sherwood (
Date: Fri Jan 10 2003 - 11:49:33 MST

Rafal Smigrodzki wrote:
> ### It's quite likely that my spawn will keep an unmodified copy (perhaps
> even the object spatiotemporally continuous with my present incarnation), as
> a sentient memento, to enjoy my dreams come true - a never-ending existence
> on a craggy island, greatly resembling a Japanese garden, in a replica of
> Shokin-tei rendered in rough titanium, white marble and laminated aerogel,
> with an unlimited supply of totally non-fattening Hershey's chocolate,
> amazing computer games, exhilarating science news and curvaceous household
> robots.

In a similar vein, I can imagine reserving most of Earth as an Eden in
which lightly-modified humans play at `living in harmony with nature'
(whatever that means) or building Fairyland. (Hm, would the absence of
mortals take all the fun out of playing Elves?)

Anton Sherwood,

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