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Here’s a mindbender… I once had my Intro to HTML teacher tell the class about a common philosophical discussion among Computer Science majors, now keep in mind I’m paraphrasing because this was about two 4 years ago: If you take all the attributes of a glass and put them into a computer; the dimensions, the color, everything that describes it, and then render a 3-D image of it, does that mean it really exists?

It’s got all the same things that same glass sitting at a desk would have. But is it real?

Now, how do you think this correlates to us taking all our attributes and putting them into a computer for social networking? Are we essentially cloning ourselves? Discuss!


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