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

From: John McNamara (
Date: Wed Dec 02 2009 - 07:33:40 MST

> 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?

"instant migration" doesn't exist (in my example anyway). I was
implying marketing deception and poorly informed consumers.

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To me the "before it is able to differentiate" concept is not relevant
to my personal philosophical outlook on the matter. I understand
perfectly that others would considered it in an entirely different
light and that's fine for them. I don't see a mathematical approach to
demonstrate , in general, that one is more right that the other.

Best Regards
John McNamara

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