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10 Post author: ialdabaoth 25 November 2012 12:44AM

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Comment author: shminux 26 November 2012 08:22:38PM 0 points [-]

If someone remembered everyone that you remembered, but hated everything that you loved, would you really call that person "you"?

Not sure about "everything", but people turn from love to hate quite often, yet no one questions that they are still the same person. Reminds me of the movie The Vow.

I have no clear definition of what constitutes the same person, once you don't take into account inhabiting the same body.

Comment author: ialdabaoth 26 November 2012 08:25:05PM *  2 points [-]

Personally, I don't think anyone does, but it does seem to be pretty deep at the bottom of this hypothetical.

EDIT: It would be useful to me to know why this just got downvoted.