Nick Bostrom [firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote:
>And under these assumptions you should also be more likely to inhabit
>a later stage of the body of the person who will transcend. Given
>that you inhabit an early body-segment, you are no more likely than
>anybody else to become the Superbeing. (And this might even be
>evidence against the hypothesis that there will be such a
But this is where I think this argument is fundamentally wrong. I can't inhabit a later body-segment without having inhabited all earlier segments and having memories of it (or some problem which destroys those memories).