Re: Can I kill a Copy? (long)

From: Zero Powers (
Date: Sat May 06 2000 - 00:39:36 MDT

>From: "Michael S. Lorrey" <>

> > You can run n clones, it doesn't matter. Provided, they all start in
> > the same state, and all get exactly the same input, they'll remain in
> > perfect sync.
>However quantum indeterminancy dicates that it is impossible that they
>get exactly the same input, therefore, no perfect synch, ergo, instant

Good point. In fact quantum uncertainty also precludes the clones from even
*starting* in exactly the same state as well. Therefore, the instant the
replication process is completed (perhaps even sooner?), the replicant
becomes a distinct individual.


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