Re: Sincere Questions on Identity

From: John Clark (
Date: Sun Dec 16 2001 - 08:37:02 MST

Harvey Newstrom <> Wrote:

> If you allowed them to use a GPS, they could easily determine their
> positions.

Well sure, but then they'd no longer be identical because they'd have
different memories of what they read on their GPS machine. You can
certainly do things to make them diverge, but my point was that doesn't
have to happen.

> If you stopped feeding them optic signals from the other, they would see
> reality instead of VR.

I'm not using VR, it's just that the room looks symmetrical, one is looking
north the other looking south but the view is the same.

      John K Clark

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