Re: renaissance people

From: Steve (
Date: Sat May 13 2000 - 15:08:19 MDT

Date: Fri, 12 May 2000 21:11:34 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Robert J. Bradbury" <>
Subject: Dear Sasha,

>And of course even with "live" humans, instantiations are
>subject to a wide range of variation (so much so that
>people often find themselves asking whether or not the
>person is not someone completely different), so it will
>be difficult to know whether the A-Sasha *is* Sasha.
>But from a metaphysical standpoint, does that really
>matter if A-Sasha, derived from Bio-Sasha, responds
>in substantially similar ways?

Melzack's Neuromatrix theory of self seems to adequately explain this point.

Date: Fri, 12 May 2000 11:40:52 -0400
From: "Michael S. Lorrey" <>
Subject: Re: renaissance people (Re: Sasha's wake)

>Rob Sweeney wrote:

> On a lighter note (but perhaps not so unimportant - taking a look at my
> own romantic life or lack thereof :0) )
> - perhaps that's what we need: a matching service for Renaissance people?
Not sure about Renaissance people, but have been running a posthuman to
posthuman free "crossmatching" page at
specifically for 'quorums' rather than pair-bonding (there are plenty of
ordinary dating services already).

Steve Nichols
updated daily (or thereabouts)

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