Re: Can I kill the original?

From: Dan Fabulich (
Date: Sun May 07 2000 - 12:04:04 MDT

Some John Clark wrote:

> Dan Fabulich <> Wrote:
> >the continued existence of this consciousness stream is not an intrinsic end
> > of mine.
> It is an intrinsic end for me, but they is no disputing matters of taste.

By "this consciousness stream," I meant the thing that you make copies of,
not the whole copy system. "This consciousness stream" is the object the
whole set of which constitutes me. (Though, at present, that set is a
singleton.) "This consciousness stream" is whatever would be terminated
while the copy lived on.

I DO take it as an intrinsic end to preserve the copy system, because
that's me, though not any individual in the copy system, because those are


      -unless you love someone-
    -nothing else makes any sense-
           e.e. cummings

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