Re: Consciousness/Uploading

Daniel Fabulich (
Tue, 7 Jul 1998 20:42:11 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 6 Jul 1998, Randall R Randall wrote:

> location, and in that
> they are two distinct entities.

Posh. If I switched them around behind your back, you'd never know; no one could ever know if I forgot about it myself.

> And the reverse, that two separate things
> can really be the same thing (not just two
> instances of a class, but identical), seems
> extremely odd, to me. :-(
> Here's another slant on the same area:
> If you loan me a CD, and I take it to my
> house and copy it, do you now own two
> CDs? I would say not, but perhaps you
> (and anyone who supports intellectual
> property) would say yes? I am confused
> as to how your position on IP can agree
> with mine (as I have seen that it does)
> and yet the most basic concept involved
> causes a disagreement... Hm.

We both own a copy the the CD. They are identical, the same. That is what I mean.