Re: Sincere Questions on Identity

From: Louis Newstrom (
Date: Sat Dec 15 2001 - 15:25:54 MST

From: "Lee Daniel Crocker" <>

> >> I beg to differ: what cannot be measured /doesn't exist/.

> "Identity" is not a measurable property
> of matter like mass or charge.

Yes it is. I can watch a person, follow them around, and be sure of their

The only examples where I couldn't keep track of identity requires something
beyond my control or knowledge. With experiments of that sort you could
disprove conservation of matter or energy. An experiment which requires
"unknown forces" is not scientific.

Any scientific experiment will keep track of identity.

Louis Newstrom

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