Re: Transporters Yay/Nay
We have seen in "Realm of Fear" that a person's consciousness continues unharmed throughout the transport process, so I don't see the downside here. You don't die and get replaced by a duplicate of you; your *body* is duplicated, but your mind - soul, if it were - stays the same.
It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion. It is by the beans of Java that thoughts acquire speed, the hands acquire shakes, the shakes become a warning. It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion.