Re: re [2]: What is "New Age"?
Wed, 11 Jun 1997 20:13:17 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 11 Jun 1997 wrote:
> Surely simulating DNA would not have any advantage over real DNA (would the
> system used to simulate it be smaller than the DNA itself?) This is one of
> the things that I never understand about uploading, what advantage does it
> offer?

Potential immortality, back up copies. But the real advantage would be
the ease with which you could change yourself. In other words, if you
uplaod, you won't stay mere simulation of the human you used to be.