Re: zombie wives

From: Jacques M. Mallah <>
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 16:29:46 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 26 Aug 1999, Gilles HENRI wrote:
> Chris, I think that it is misleading to say :
> Each of
> >those copies has only a one millionth chance of "being" the original
> >person, so we should not be as concerned when one of those dies as
> >when someone else, who has never been copied, dies.
> In fact all copies have 100% chance of being the original person, but this
> person will experience a subjective probability of one millionth of being
> one of the copies. All copies have by definition the same human features as
> the original, and there is no reason to consider them as (near) zombies.
> After all during a quantum measurement, you split in many componenets but
> you don't feel any reduction of your human nature!

        Gilles, you are on the right track. Think about the reverse
process and I hope you will reject QS.

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