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Enlightenment

+ - Is continuity of consciousness an illusion?

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An anonymous reader writes: In other words: Is the person you thought you were last week gone, and you merely inherited his memory/circumstances (including physical body), and you yourself (consciousness) will also part before the physical body dies?

...though his invention worked superbly -- his theory was a crock of sewage from beginning to end. -- Vernor Vinge, "The Peace War"

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