Re: Does a copy know?
Sat, 20 Sep 1997 13:10:36 -0400 (EDT)

John K. Clark wrote:

> There is only one way to tell if you were successful in carrying
> on this particular instance of you, if the future YakWaxx looks at the
> present YakWaxx and says "I have his memories, I have his personality,
> no thoughts or emotions were interrupted, I remember being him, yep, that
> me", then you have continued.

Would two like beings share the same consciousness? After all they are the
same person. Would I know my copies thoughts? And if not, why not? What
makes us different?