From: Clint O'Dell [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
(This message did not appear to go through, sorry if it ends up going
through twice... - Michael)
"Say you walk into a store that makes perfect copies of people. You know
before hand you are going to copy yourself. You remember being put to sleep
for the process. As a joke, while the two beings with identical memories,
etc. are sleeping the doctors decide to put you both in a human shuffling
machine where when each person came out nobody knew who was who.
Now both beings wake up. Which one is you?"
Making it impossible to tell which one was the original does not negate the
fact that *one* of them _was_ the original, and thus experienced subjective
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