Re: Computer/Upload sex [was Interesting Idea]

Julian Assange (
Mon, 16 Aug 1999 02:15:41 +1000 (EST)

> > Ralph Lewis <> wrote:
> > An interesting idea. Since orgasm is a mind/body interaction would two
> > upload personalities having sex actually experience anything? Cybersex
> > between a computer and human in a virtual reality suit would make sense but
> > between two computers????
> If I recall my psychology classes, rats will stimulate their pleasure centers,
> forgetting to eat or drink. I wonder if humans will do the same thing? If so
> we probably get some rapid selection for those people who have no interest in sex.
> Its either that or mandatory (state?) adjustment of those parts of the brain so
> (a) you have long refractory periods and (b) can't self-edit.

Once "uploaded" there is no point in most human emotions, including desire. Choose pointless at your own risk.