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Agreed. (Alternatively, this could end up like obedient AI maybe? Not sure).
That too, not to mention that murder specifically is always investigated but assault might not be.
Also, potential to survive wound. ~16% global mortality of single gunshot wound w/ medical treatment?
Criminal's payoff matrix also matters. For example, forcing somebody to move even a small distance can bump a fairly minor assault and/or robbery charge up to much more serious kidnapping charge, which means that simply executing you later will remove 1. a witness and 2. An incredibly cunning, desperate, and dangerous entity that may have hidden weapons, unexpected combat capabilities, and hidden means of calling allies, without increasing their sentence very much if they are caught.
I'm... not sure I'm ready to bet my life on whole brain emulation (although I'd definitely consider it better than dying). I'm not sure what makes an instance of me me (IIRC this is why the Quantum Physics sequence is actually relevant? Have not read it).
But I'm skeptical of anything that lets me get duplicated as being a consciousness transfer.
Note: Some people find KCl to taste terrible while others find it pretty similar to normal NaCl.
You have to be careful with this sort of thing. It's possible to accidentally make yourself unhappy even if you don;t actually harm yourself or something. I think different people respond to this sort of thing in different ways.
I wonder if a Big Book of Stuff To Calibrate Everyday Life Stuff With is feasible.
Well,sefl-indulgent in an unexpected direction.
Damn. I fail at explaining.
Broader than 'awesomeness': Hufflepuff doesn't seem very awesome, people might not feel they deserve Gryffindor or Slytherin, to a certain naive sort of person Slytherin sounds about the way it does in canon!HP and to a certain sort of cynic Gryffindor sounds even worse than it does in HPMOR.
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