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Life in Another World: Part 1

  1. In Life in Another World: Part 1, questions abound about artificial intelligence personhood and the ethics of creating, duplicating, and modifying uploaded human minds.
    1. In Episode 1, some human users of Virtuality begin to think of the AI characters as people, and questions about their moral and legal personhood arise.
    2. In Episode 2, some users like Tamara want to have children in Virtuality, raising questions of what minds would go into such babies and whether it's OK to make virtual people.
    3. In Episode 3, the possibility of duplicating and modifying uploading minds raises question about the moral, legal, and practical limits that should be placed on such activities.