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Old September 11 2013, 07:19 PM   #156
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Re: What Happens After Death

bbjeg wrote: View Post
If we are nothing but the thought process, if there was a computer capable of handling all the processes of the brain, and it had a hard-drive capable of copying a brain, would it make whoever downloaded their brain into it immortal?
Possibly, though there is a philosophical debating point here, the continuity problem.

I think you might like this awesome blog post on the subject (the author is a neurologist). Not sure if I agree with it all, but he has cool ideas and has obviously put a lot of thought into the subject: http://theness.com/neurologicablog/i...nuity-problem/
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