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Re: Scientists Demonstrate Teleportation with Atom
Posted By: ErnieDate: 6/17/04 11:32 a.m.

In Response To: Re: Scientists Demonstrate Teleportation with Atom (Mark Levin)

: I think a bigger problem is, what happens to your consciousness during the teleportation?

I would think the process would be akin to an mind altering drug experience. Lucid, or some feeling like the walls of perception fall away. Perhaps this would be the only way our human mind could comprehend a transfer like teleportation.

Even if "real" teleportation is invented and made totally reliable within my lifetime, I would not use it for this reason (the fact that the resulting clone of me would make exactly the same decisions as me and live out the rest of his life as I would is cold comfort).

Curious... if a person was teleported, would the "resulting clone" on the other end have a soul? - If one believes in such things. (if not "soul", then "animating spark", or whatever causes our brains to retain their level of activity).

That, Mark I find a scarier concept than having a duplicate of myself living elsewhere. That is, if the equation was left unbalanced, and teleportation was simply sending a copy of one pattern to another location + assembly.

-Blane [ernie]

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                       Re: Scientists Demonstrate Teleportation with AtomErnie 6/17/04 11:32 a.m.
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                                   Re: Scientists Demonstrate Teleportation with Atomgoran 6/18/04 4:56 a.m.
                                         sorry, wrong name.goran 6/18/04 4:59 a.m.
                 Re: Scientists Demonstrate Teleportation with AtomMe_43 6/17/04 11:35 a.m.
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     Fascinating . . . But i'm not gonna be . . . .Jäger 6/17/04 1:43 p.m.
           I don't want to end up as an android's cat.Bill 6/17/04 4:14 p.m.
                 Re: I don't want to end up as an android's cat.ukimalefu 6/17/04 8:35 p.m.
                       10 Inventions You're Not Supposed To Know Aboutukimalefu 6/17/04 8:51 p.m.
                             Re: 10 Inventions You're Not Supposed To Know AbouJäger 6/18/04 8:50 a.m.
                 Re: I don't want to end up as an android's cat.Traxis_Spawn 6/18/04 3:39 a.m.
                       Re: I don't want to end up as an android's cat.Steve Levinson 6/18/04 6:15 a.m.
                             Re: I don't want to end up as an android's cat.Traxis_Spawn 6/18/04 9:11 p.m.
     I want to be the first human test subject! :D *NM*D-M.A. 6/18/04 4:50 a.m.

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