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Old 12-09-2009, 08:02 PM   #4
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Default Re: Ghosts and Mind Copies - The Identity Question

Originally Posted by whswhs View Post
It seems straightforward to me. The current you falling off the cliff faces death: The final termination of its consciousness.
Furthermore, when the backup is activated it will have no awareness of having escaped danger. As a means of escaping death, backup mindscans are not even good psychology, let alone good metaphysics. I wouldn't expect many people to use them unless they are very cheap.
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