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Digitizing The Self and Virtual Immortality

Virtual Immortality follows a similar path, depending on how we define consciousness.

  1. It is possible to upload a virtual self if consciousness is entirely physical.
  2. In case of consciousness being an independent entity, if it is understood and studied, then it is possible to upload a first-person mental self, though with some caveats and limitations.
  3. If everything is conscious then too, our mental self can be uploadable, provided advanced technologies can control consciousness.
  4. In case of consciousness being the soul, it would be impossible to transfer the self.
  5. If consciousness is the extreme reality, then it should exist in itself, without the need for unique digital upload.

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