To Be

A very interesting little video exploring the concepts of “self” and how it relates to our physical nature:

 

To Be

3 thoughts on “To Be

  1. Many times when I’ve watched various Star Trek shows and they used the transporter, I’ve thought to myself “He’s dead now isn’t he?” Maybe I got that idea from seeing this cartoon in the 90s and not remembering it.

  2. I think the deal with the Star Trek transporters is that the person gets converted to energy, then is transmitted, rather than being copied and the original destroyed.

    Although I prefer the more technical explanation: a wizard did it.

  3. Can a person be converted into energy, stored in a computer (pattern buffer) and then reconstituted without being killed? I think only if a Wizard is helping.

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