--> Eugene Leitl, quoting Mimiam English
> > Why would you need to destroy the original?
> Because otherwise we can't get the resolution.
Actually, I was mentioning a time when I believed that the decay of brain
function was inevitable and far harder to reverse than to replace the
brain -- destroying the original became a negligable point because the
original was going down the drain anyway.
These days it's all looking a lot more promising from the point of view of
keeping the brain up to scratch with the rest of the repaired body.
> > I like very much the idea that I could keep a backup version of myself
> > without endangering my biological self in the process. I hope
> it is not too
> > far away. I figure maybe 20 years from now...
If it's a separate backup, then it isn't you -- it's a copy of you. Back to
> I recommend consulting the archives (if they be working), this is a
> recurring thread.
Such as: http://www.lucifer.com/exi-lists/extropians.4Q00/3644.html
Searchable mail archives still feel like a luxury. I'm such a low-tech
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