Re: Many-worlds (was Re: [sl4] Re: Uploads coming first would be good, right?)

From: Stathis Papaioannou (
Date: Sun Mar 08 2009 - 19:54:45 MDT

2009/3/9 Mike Dougherty <>:

> I understood Matt's original position that we would choose A (with the
> caveat that there is no lasting inexplicable physical damage) because the
> consciousness with no memory of the experience is indistinguishable from
> having not had the experience at all.  A memory of fading intensity is still
> much more traumatic than no memory.

Removing the memory does not make the experience benign. If it did, no
experience would matter since we are all in the end demented or dead.

Stathis Papaioannou

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