Transhumanity, like it or not?

Justin Mason jm at jmason.org
Tue Apr 29 15:54:44 PDT 2003


Russell Turpin said:

> This is the old StarTrek transporter problem,
> made worse because of the ontological
> difference between a flesh and simulated life.
> Uploading is the easy decision. The hard
> decision is whether to execute the "delete."
> And if you do, whether to use razor, gun, or
> pills. My preference is to wait for the sun
> to nova. ;-)

I can't remember which SF author suggested a burger chain as the
solution to this prob ;)

--j.


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