Re: Uploading, info theory, and threads of consciousness

Chris Hind (
Sun, 03 Nov 1996 14:44:35 -0800

> The way I see it is that there is no 'break' in the stream of
>consciousness from being awake to sleeping. Instead, there is a transfer
>from 'awake consciousness' to 'asleep consciousness'...what we call
>'subconsciousness'. When we are asleep, our minds make our bodies into
>mechanical systems. The mind needs not worry about an unforseen burst of
>adrenaline etc., it is all under control. Dreaming proves that there is a
>consciousness while we are sleeping, it is just on a different level.

Or perhaps it's a method to lull the consciousness to death?