On Fri, 6 Jul 2001, Reason wrote:
> 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.
Yep, if you're in a dewar, the route back to resurrection in the flesh is
rather demanding, so uploading appears a dinstinctly easier procedure.
> 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
Do you expect you're not going to die?
> If it's a separate backup, then it isn't you -- it's a copy of you.
Uh, no. Assuming, there has been no fork, it's you.
> Back to suicide again.
Naw, it's much too irreversible.
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