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Originally posted by sardion2000
Why would you die? We don't have the technology yet so how can you make the assumption that the copying process will kill you? An advanced hypothetical MRI-like device could theoretically record everything in your head(they can already do this to a certain extent, it's just interpreting it is the hard part) and make a replica inside an advanced enough computer. You'd still be you, and the copy in side the computer would be you as well, theoretically speaking of course.