Re: Identity

christophe delriviere (
Sat, 21 Nov 1998 21:27:23 +0100

hidden wrote:

> Identical in parallel
> I have a thought experiment along theses lines which I would Like
> input on
> If I appear in a room with an identical of me in a perfectly
> symmetrical room in a
> perfectly symmetrical situation, what can I do to label myself as
> different? i.e. how
> long will I stay in parallel when are minds are no longer connected as
> one.

If you consider yourself as a human brain, the answer is forever, because the situations are perfectly symetrical, you will have to be both in two totally identical parrallel universes.