<< "I have always wanted to do a lot of things: to learn to write calligraphy
well, to develop huge artificial life simulations/universes, explore the Earth
and the universe, teach and interact with children, compose grand symphonies, invent better ways to think and perceive the world, cook and eat delicious food, gather information into useful patterns, dedicate myself to studies in the occult, medicine, theoretical physics, nanotechnology and...
Obviously I can't do all this..."
BUT WAIT: "The solution seems to be borganisation. If I could create/ become a copy-clan where each individual was an individual derived from me, and at the same time was linked into a kind of collective consciousness where skills, experiences and ideas could flow freely, then I could do everything (well, almost everything; I would have to wait for the Far Edge Party..." >>
This sort of mind clone borganism would be completely acceptable to me, as long as any dividual had the right to leave the collective if he so desired.
Glen R. Finney
A Borganism of One