May 15, 2012, 04:59 AM
So I'm thinking that conscience is the way electrical signals interacts with nerve cells. Now if we clone ourselves to generate a clone with all the memory cells and identical structure. If we run half of our brain from the original body and wire the electrical signals to connect to the other half of our brain on the replica's body then it should still function correctly. So we update the conscience region of our brain slowly to the other one through electrical connectivity. Eventually the conscience should be transferred on to the clone's body. Now the problem is that when we clone a new body it would have a conscience already. Also to transfer all the memory onto the clone is another huge task.
Nov 30, 2012, 01:26 AM
This exact concept is explored in a series called forbidden science and to a lesser extent an anime RIN ~Daughters of Mnemosyne~ in which the first episode explored the use of chemicals for copying human memory over into a clone. I personally that it would be overrated in some respects unless you plan to use clones from later generations.
On another note, there is a movie called Xchange which directly transfers the consciousness of an individuals for the purpose of instant travel. I'd love to discuss this further, but if you haven't seen it, I'd just be spoiling things for you.
Dec 08, 2012, 08:39 AM
I watched RIN ~Daughters of Mnemosyne~ before, I think memory can be mapped using electromagnetic radiation, but right finding a clone is the problem, we'll see if future technology will allow generating an artificial being through cloning.
As for transferring consciousness, I'm thinking consciousness is a binary thing, on or off. I think it does not mean this one brain cell contains your entire consciousness, but assuming that is the case it would make the transferring more difficult to approach.
Xchange seems like an interesting movie. I like the movie In Time, which I plan to watch later.
Dec 21, 2012, 11:53 AM
I think it's out of my reach for now, does not have power or technology. Hopefully it will work out in the future. I apologize.
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