Re: Don't Forget To Upload The ENS

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Sat Jul 21 2001 - 18:30:35 MDT

> Will our "neurosis" be uploaded with us as a mark of identity-a computer
> program addicted to tobacco?
> Mitch

Congratulations, you've categorically identified the essential question dodged
by proponents of "uploading." Why replicate brains so estranged from reality
they believe themselves somehow unique.

Stay hungry,

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses, etc.:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, CYC, and ELIZA

     Everything that can happen has already happened, not just once,
     but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
     (Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)

We won't move into a better future until we debunk religiosity, the most
regressive force now operating in society.

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