Re: Consciousness schmonscioisness

From: Marchal <>
Date: Wed Feb 21 06:43:55 2001

Jesse Mazer wrote (sometime ago).

>However, for those who do believe in consciousness, it is still possible to
>disbelieve in *continuity* of consciousness--

You may be right, but that is hard to understand.
Could you elaborate a little bit?
Is not consciousness
the thing which build some continuity among "observer moment"?
(Here "build" could even mean "creates the illusion of")

>there could just be a lot of
>separate observer-moments that don't "become" anything different from what
>they already are ...

Possible. But that is not the way you live it (generally). Isn't it?

>(so there'd be no point in asking which copy I'd become in
>a replication experiment).


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