Re: another puzzzle

From: Bruno Marchal <>
Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2005 16:41:42 +0200

Le 18-juin-05, à 13:09, Eric Cavalcanti a écrit :

> But with comp, then yes, I agree that the memory of the newly created
> copies is just as "real" as any other memory.


> Or maybe not quite. Because
> we cannot find any evidence that we were created 10 minutes ago. That
> hypothesis is indistinguishable of the hypothesis that we have been
> existing
> continually over time.

Except in our thought experiments (which *assumes* comp). A comp
practitioner, who accepts to travel with teleporters will have evidence
  (but no proof though) that his "local body" has been created recently
when he goes out of the reconstitution box.

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