Re: Uploading

Chris Hind (
Wed, 06 Nov 1996 22:54:29 -0800

>On Tue, 05 Nov 1996 Chris Hind <> Wrote:
> >Two atoms look exactly the same but that still doesn't
> >they 'are' the same atom.
>If the 2 atoms look and act exactly the same then you could exchange them
>it would make no difference. Atoms have no individuality, if they can't
>give themselves this property how can they give it to us?

But two atoms of exactly the same kind *do* have individuality and that
individuality is that they cannot occupy the same space at the same time.
Their "individuality" is based on spacial location.