A Game Called Chaos (The Hardy Boys, Book 160) by Franklin W. Dixon

By Franklin W. Dixon

The Hardys get a choice for aid from their pal Phil Cohen: turns out his cousin, a undertaking supervisor at a software program corporation, can't locate Steven Royal, the eccentric dressmaker of the company's well known Chaos video games. Is his disappearance a flow in a dangerous real-life video game?

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E first lesson is that personal identity is constituted by our having a series of conscious memories, at least usually. In most cases, this memory theory seems to be the only plausible candidate for a conception of personal identity. is is so even though there is no chronological constraint on any linear series of conscious memories. e second lesson is that any series of conscious memories can be fused with another, such that the result is a mix of two persons or a mix of the true and false. But, then, it follows that our personal identity is not really identity at all but, rather, a matter of survival, which, in turn, admits of degrees.

He miscalculates and falls short, dangling precariously o the side of a tall building. Before continuing the chase, Batty stands with his arms crossed, apparently lost in thought. He knows that he will face the kind of anguished choice described by Sartre: shall he let Deckard die, or shall he save him? Not only has Deckard tried to kill him, but the blade runner has killed his lover. Batty is also fully aware that Deckard would have killed him had he been given the chance. In his good hand, Batty holds a dove, a real bird that contrasts with Tyrell’s artificial one.

Locke distinguishes between the man and the person. He says that, since these are usually the same, “human laws punish both,” and rightfully so. He insists that God will have the solution for our errors, for “in the great day, when the secrets of the heart shall be laid open, no one will be made to answer for what he knows nothing of ” (278). 5. omas Reid, On the Intellectual Powers of Man (1785), reprinted in Personal Identity, ed. John Perry (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1975), 115.

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