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While I am no authority on John Locke, I will say one important thing with regard to the far reaching influence he had on subsequent Thinkers, specifically, The American Founding Fathers. The Declaration of Independence talks about, "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of happiness". At first glance, one may think that such a phrase originated with its ...


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The teleporter paradox can help us understand. If we can have continuity with the new copy, we may not object to vaporising the old. Irreversibility, is a big issue. We have the same issue with losing biodiversity, and species extinctions. If we consider replacing the function of a human brain neuron by neuron with computer components, we have to accept a ...


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