Ship of Theseus (Comic #16)

Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Mad scientist to other scientist: No one seems to want to upload their mind into the computer.

Other scientist: Why's that?

Mad scientist: They're afraid of destroying their biological body after a successful mind upload. But I have a solution.

Other scientist: Oh, what's that?

Mad scientist: We give them a pill of nanobots to swallow. The nanobots over the course of a month slowly convert biological cells into computer circuitry without the person noticing. After a month there is no biology left, just machine. Same result as before, but the biological part is removed gradually rather than instantly.

[Long line of people waiting to get nanobots]
Other scientist: Hmm....

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