Cumulative concept of time, 8
Since my present-self have the memory of my younger self, my younger self is part of my present-self.
1. What is the meaning of the “same” file?
If two files contain exactly the same data, they are the “same” file.
2. Memory is the definition of identity.
Since I have the memory of my younger self, I am the same person as my younger self. Moreover, since I have more memory than my younger self, I am more than my younger self. My younger self is part of me.
3. If I am a book, my younger self is like the one with fewer chapters:
younger self ~ chapter 1,2,3
older self ~ chapter 1,2,3,4,5,6
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