Re: [sl4] Uploading (was : goals of AI)

From: Stathis Papaioannou (
Date: Wed Dec 02 2009 - 06:45:42 MST

2009/12/2 John McNamara <>:

> If it were possible to design and run an upload clinic that performed
> "copy and shoot" uploads on clients and deliberately lied and told
> everyone that we were in fact doing an "instant migration". Only one
> person knows how it operates and the truth is never discovered.
> Are we using clever marketing or running a slaughter house ?
> I say slaughter house
> Lack of evidence doesn't mean the crime didn't occur

How is "copy and shoot" different from "instant migration" if the
shooting involves instantaneously destroying one of the copies before
it is able to differentiate?

Stathis Papaioannou

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