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29 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 27 December 2008 01:47AM

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Comment author: MugaSofer 14 January 2013 03:26:49PM -1 points [-]

A snapshot is not conscious. I think we can agree on that [...] you can delete or modify it as you please to avoid making it actually be conscious.

You know, I'm not sure I agree. Imagine "deleting or modifying as you please" a person in cryogenic suspension, for example. They're not conscious, in the sense that they're not thinking, but destroying them is still Sad.