Re: Is cryopreservation a solution?

Eric Watt Forste (
Wed, 10 Sep 1997 11:13:03 -0700

Hagbard Celine writes:
> At what point to you cease to be "you?" When the number of
> incorrectly arranged neurons sets you back more than 50% on the
> identity continuum. You're less you than not-you.

To take a concrete example (which I think is historical,
although it is documented in a novel, ZEN AND THE ART OF
MOTORCYCLE MAINTENANCE), was Robert Pirsig the same person after
the electroshock therapy administered to him as he was before?
He leaves the question rather open. It's an interesting book
for anyone interested in these identity issues.

Eric Watt Forste ++ ++ expectation foils perception -pcd