> Will our "neurosis" be uploaded with us as a mark of identity-a computer
> program addicted to tobacco?
Congratulations, you've categorically identified the essential question dodged
by proponents of "uploading." Why replicate brains so estranged from reality
they believe themselves somehow unique.
Useless hypotheses, etc.:
consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, CYC, and ELIZA
Everything that can happen has already happened, not just once,
but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
(Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)
We won't move into a better future until we debunk religiosity, the most
regressive force now operating in society.
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