Re: Upload motivations (was SPACE: Lunar Billboard?)

Mark Grant (
Wed, 8 Jan 1997 18:46:40 +0000

On Wed, 8 Jan 1997 wrote:

> easy send a back up copy

But that defeats the point because you personally don't have the new
experiences that the backup does. You might perhaps be able to extract the
backup's new memories when it returns and integrate them with yours, but
from what I know of neurophysiology that looks highly unlikely.

Even worse, if you're so scared that you don't want to leave then the copy
will be just as scared and probably won't go either. If you're aggressive
enough that you'll threaten it to make it go, then it will do the same to


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