RE: Can I kill a Copy? (long)

From: Billy Brown (
Date: Thu May 04 2000 - 20:12:48 MDT

Zero Powers wrote:
> Killing a sentient being, whether an identical twin, an exact replica of
> or even a sentient computer, should be a crime. If it is sentient (and
> perhaps even if it is not) it has rights, first and foremost to life. I
> realize the thrust of your post wasn't exactly "when is it OK to murder a
> sentient being?" But you did seem to believe its OK for you to do away
> an intelligent being, so long as the intelligent being is an exact replica
> of you.

Ah, no, that is exactly the opposite of what he said. I think you're
confusing his statement of his position with his mention of other positions
that have been expressed on the list.

Billy Brown

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