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11210435 No.11210435 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

big dumbo question coming through but if you simulated a living creature precisely down to the atom, would it be alive and conscious?

>> No.11210438

>>11210435
Not science, take your scifi bullshit to /x/.

>> No.11210446

>>11210435
yes
If I replaced every cell in your brain, one at a time, with an artificial copy that performed the exact same functions, and you never lost consciousness, would you still be you after your entire brain was replaced?

>> No.11210462

>>11210446
doesn't this happen naturally every 7 years anyway?

>> No.11210477

>>11210435
that is a great question and im not sure how to answer that... if it did perfectly emulate a human then I would have to say it should be given human rites.

>> No.11210491

>>11210477
>human rites
As a slave

>> No.11210495

>>11210491
you don't make inorganic people to make them slaves.

>> No.11210500

>>11210495
Because the Chinese are cheaper?

>> No.11210528

What exactly do you mean with "simulated"?

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