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(In reply to Bob Morlock's message posted on Friday, 13 June 2008 at 15:57 GMT)

(anonymous) writes in reply to Bob Morlock:
How will the transplanted soul evolve
If one is willing to allow that ''nanobots'' might copy the ''wiring'' of our brain, it seems only a little step to extend that wiring to the ''wires'' that connect the brain to the outside world, whether that be through the optic nerve or through the bloodstream.
To put it another way, why only simulate the brain? Technology of that level should be able to (indeed [i]might as well[/i] simulate the rest of the body. Human holism is certainly not at risk... at least not until we understand the brain well enough to disentangle it from the body, should we want to.
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