On Thu, 17 Sep 1998, Harvey Newstrom wrote:
> Any comments about this method of recreating people? It wouldn't meet
> my definition of survival. But it might be interesting to create a new
> person to replace a lost person.
This topic is actually examined, to some extent, in James Halperin's novel The First Immortal. As for my comments, it seems possible but it also seems to require a level of understanding of the brain that would enable us to create SIs, thus destroying society as we know it. That's the problem with most really advanced technologies.