Can You Upload Your Mind & Live Forever? feat. Cyberpunk 2077

10 dec 2020
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The desire to be free from the limits of the human experience is as old as our first stories. We exist in an endless universe, only bound by the laws of physics and yet, our consciousness is trapped in mortal machines made of meat. With the breathtaking explosion of innovation and progress, for the first time the concept of leaving our flesh piles behind and uploading our minds into a digital utopia seems possible. Even like the logical next step on our evolutionary ladder.
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  • Wow what a journey. Over a year ago CD Projekt Red got in touch and asked us if we would like to make a video about some of the scientific or philosophical aspects of Cyberpunk 2077. Just like most of the internet we were super excited and eager for this game to come out finally. The Witcher series is one of the most entertaining series we played ourselves and Cyberpunk seemed like it could genuinely top even that. So it was a super easy yes from us and we went on to make the video, putting in a lot of love and care to do this collaboration justice. And of course, as the release date got pushed back, our video release date did too. So we have been keeping this video a secret for quite some time, hopefully you like it. When this video comes out a good chunk of the Kurzgesagt team will either download or already be playing the game. If you want to get it too and support CD Projekt Red directly get the game here:

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    • I think instead of copying your brain you can tell all your past experience that you have remembered from the young age to the robot to convert all your memories into codings to create artificial intelligence

      My name is DoraemonMy name is DoraemonPirms 4 dienām
    • @Aleksandar Puharic people should know by now not to expect the world of games they preorder. Life is a lot less disappointing this way.

      TheFachenTheFachenPirms 6 dienām
    • @TheFachen The thing is it was so overhyped. "Next-gen" open world game.

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    • @Aleksandar Puharic if you didnt need it to be something, it is fine. If you needed it to be witcher 4 in the future youll be bummed out. And if you hate bugs it is skyrim ptsd simulator

      TheFachenTheFachenPirms 6 dienām
    • So... How was disappointment when the game finally came out?

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  • 0:18 "With the *breathtaking* explosion of innovation and progress..."

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  • i would say mind is the map of our data

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  • This idea is awesome

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  • Bruhify

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  • The possibilities are limitless, unfortunately it will only be a replica and still a limit will be visible unlike the natural.

    Franz AlverioFranz AlverioPirms 6 Stundām
  • this could be another explanation for Femi paradox: we don't see aliens in this vast cosmos because they have advanced to a point where they transcends their physical forms and merges their minds with the universe.

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  • Simple, we just needs Alt Cunningham and Arasaka corp :P

    ImHikaruCatImHikaruCatPirms 7 Stundām
  • nice reference 7:80

    WHO CARESWHO CARESPirms 8 Stundām
  • I thought I’m the only one though we can copy our mind by completely clone our brain. So glad I’m no alone.

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  • Funny thing is: We will live forever after death and we will do whatever we want. If we DESERVE IT. We don't even need to push the technology to make it possible. Then shall anyone who has done an atom´s weight of good, see it! And anyone who has done an atom´s weight of evil, shall see it. Al-Zilzal 7-8

    Kai HiwatariKai HiwatariPirms 11 Stundām
  • Perhaps the videogame industry will help to have the answer in the future

    Diego S. MedellinDiego S. MedellinPirms 11 Stundām
  • No matter what we do, it doesnt guarantee inner subjective conscious experience, and thats impossible because physicalism is just an assumption far from truth. We know that consciousness cannot be limited to physiological mind, because in that way it will lead to paradox, Here's how? 1. If consciousness is simply the product of epiphenomenal events of physiological brain, then our consciousness is just an illusion. 2. We know that all the intuition we have including our 5 sense is due to our consciousness. 3. Since the consciousness itself is illusion. 4. All the material-reality that we perceive through our inner subjective consciousness is also an illusion. 5. Threfore material reality does not exist. 6. But we just discussed in point no. 1 that consciousness itself solely the product of epiphenomenal events in the physiological brain (i.e. material brain) . This is the paradox. Therefore consciousness must have an immaterial existance. Since consciousness is immaterial existent, we can never achieve Transhumanism (uploading our mind in the computer). Let me know your thoughts.

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  • Even if you succeed, what you actually do is a copy of your history and psychological profile that is sentient, but that won't still and ever be you anyway, just a "psyche" copy, however if you make it, I suppose it would run on a quantum computer. The quantic theories about our consciousness and our brain are intriguing, maybe there is more than just neurons or hormones to consider. That's what I think at least.

    John EccherJohn EccherPirms 17 Stundām
  • Daniel Dennett spotted at 2:49

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  • Making a copy isn’t an upload, I would still die

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  • You guys are way too good at what you do. The way of telling the idea, proccessing the idea, artworks etc.

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  • why this video is not buggy

    ElectroBrocoli FelixElectroBrocoli FelixPirms 20 Stundām
  • Screw uploading to a network and living forever. It's a cybernetic body and a blaze of glory for me!

    InDominusInDominusPirms 22 Stundām
  • Thats right dont be afraid of loosing your body it does not matter. Come join the Wired

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  • 9:55 dope. Or as they said in Phantom Menace, "now there are two of them? This is getting out of hand!"

    Josh ChiavettaJosh ChiavettaPirms dienas
  • 9:27 what if you can't handle having a stream-of-consciousness that long? So a simulated mind goes through loops of birth, life, death, and rebirth- so it only has to process the information of a single lifetime each time?

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  • Imagine your mind being uploaded to the actual Cyberpunk 2077 game. You could actually feel those bugs

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  • Its an unhuman life

    Matthias SchageMatthias SchagePirms dienas
  • The brain doesn't know about itself

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  • Bad

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  • If uploading our minds is possible, will humans still seek, fight, obsess over religions, power struggles etc ? Wouldn't that be a stage where we transcend multiple areas of limited human understanding ? Since we become digital, most of our negative and positive human tendencies tend to decrease, won't they ?

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  • So our brain is not smart enough to understand how itself works.

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  • We couldnt imagine to listen to chirp of a bird again, repeatedly some years ago. We couldnt imagine to catch and save a beautiful view but then we created photography, television, discs, flash cards and so on. So that could be a real thing in some way. But that would be great if we could just save thoughts and ideas if a human, the way he thinks, that we could learn some things better, and i mean, as we save information on computers, as we save text in word file. It would be truly terrifiyng if we could get inside ones mindand hack it. But it eould be amazing to record the way one thinks. Imagine if we could play Einsteins or Hawkings or Teslas thoughts, as we push button and play music. That may evulutionize our science and progress our society. But just be able to record some things, and not more 😅😅😅

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  • Nobody: Kurzgesagt: And now, watch ads

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  • first time talk the game

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  • We need to put more effort into molecular / DNA computers. Silicon computers are not going to get us where we need to go.

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  • So where do I go and who do I talk to in person about perfecting the process of physically having a consciousness that lasts forever.

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  • Nobody: Cyberpunk 2077: 0:36

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  • So hackers become gods?

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    • Okey luisito n o comunica

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  • Nice video, terrible game

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  • If you believe in "mind uploading" then you must also accept the a prori postulate of Cartesian Dualism. But here's the thing: There's no good reason to accept Cartesian Dualism. If you're sufficiently read in current psychology and philosophy you probably already **don't** subscribe to Cartesian Dualism. In fact, science (especially nutrition science) is now demonstrating all the ways in which the secretions of the non-brain portions of the body affect the consciousness in avenues such as memory, mood, personality, perceptive ability (focus) and so on. For example: The immune response, blood glucose balance, gut micro biome, endocrine system, sex hormones and intestinal secretions of serotonin can all severely perturb (or enhance) the quality of one's thought and focus to the point where prolonged disturbances can lead to permanent or semi-permanent cognitive impairments like Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, ADD, psychological disorders (anxiety/depression) or autism spectrum disorders. So Who's Mind is it Anyway? Is it whatever portions of cognition that may be isolated solely to the brain of the cranium? If so, this is certainly a truncated "you" which is bereft of the essential affects and coloration of the consciousness which produces "unique" individual variations in mood, personality and cognitive ability. The body *is* a mind and the mind *is* a body (a discrete system of causal mechanisms).

    Stephen AnthonyStephen AnthonyPirms 2 dienām
  • Yeah.. That will be a thing.. Fine. Hi. My name is Johan Sebastian Berglund, and by typing "Johan Sebastian Berglund - artist and caricaturist", there is my LVworld channel with story, paintings, caricatures and so.. and maybe can give a "like" and a "subscribe". Thank you.

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  • "I smoked a fat virtual spliff with Elon Musk and Emperor Palpatine in the vacuum of space. Now unplug me"

    Julian GrudzińskiJulian GrudzińskiPirms 2 dienām
  • Imagine if we our brain is placed in new baby .

    Proob GamingProob GamingPirms 2 dienām
  • Its just a computer simulation of you. Its not you.

    Nagen RumbaNagen RumbaPirms 2 dienām
  • Pleaaaase do a video on the brain

    Sir BlackSir BlackPirms 2 dienām
    • They did like 10 episodes of the brain, what more do you want?

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  • If you are interested about these themes play SOMA or Nier: automata. You can actually play those games unlike Cyberpunk2077. SOMA and Nier: automata are the most philosophical games there exists.

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  • scary part of all this, is that even if we could recreate consciousness, it’s not the same thing as transferring it. the copy of your mind is not the real you. the real you will die, and the new copy of you will continue to exist, meaning you will still face and go through death, which kind of ruins the whole point. the bigger goal should be the goal of being able to completely TRANSFER consciousness, not just recreating it.

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  • This concept was also used in a game calles Soma (from the makers of amnesia)

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  • Now that's content...

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  • After watching this I got to the conclusion that we won't develop the technology to upload or keep a brain alive using nanotechnology but the Artificial Intelligence, and the reason is because we're limited to make calculations and decisions as humans, in the ends A.I will surpass us and it's up to us create an isolated artificial intelligence so it doesn't go out of control and is capable of developing technology further.

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  • It would never be you. Even an exact copy.

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    • exactly, in the end they will have to create a technology to preserve the brain using nanotechnology or by biotechnology using artificial cells or compatible artificial organs

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  • Sooook the matrix?

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  • I heard a theory of DNA used as storage devices plssss can you do a video on that

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  • 사람들이 저거 사이버 버그 2077 이러던데 버그가 판을치나?

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  • best channel on youtube

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  • This idea is so stupid that never should be taken as a serious "theory"...

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  • ah, the endless nature of humanity seeking immortality, something that is bred into us in our cores due to the Lord making us so when He designed us.

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    • It look like Is not a design

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  • When people understood what mind is,they will feel this question is actually"Can I let my memories live the live for me?" The answer to the both question are the same:"Your mind is cosmos itself,you will actually never die...the optimal way of input-life is always: Listen to the voice of ego&conscious&all-dimensions Focus< >Let go Here&Now "

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  • Think asking someone 300 years ago whether or not humans could clone a sheep.

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  • stupid video because there is one easy anwser: The brain can't understand the brain.

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  • ferb, i know what we gonna do today

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  • What a year to all of us. This sounds like the science of ego death and build empathy :')

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  • Well, finally completed the game so now I can watch this video. ;) I really like Cyberpunk's depiction of people who have been uploaded and after several decades are only very vaguely related to the people they once were.

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  • you should play SOMA, it's a game revolve around brain scan, and it's a truly underrated masterpiece

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  • Don't know about uploading your mind, but VR is crazy.

    Olaf SigursonOlaf SigursonPirms 3 dienām
  • Wishful thinking...just like billions of people throughout millennia have wanted to live forever in a nonexistent heaven. 💕 ☮ 🌎 🌌

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  • *_Please add English subtitles..._*

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  • it's impossible to upload your mind and live forever , because there is another major thing you need to understand , the real holder of the your mind is your soul , because the soul is the thing that controls your mind , and when you die the thing that rest from your body is only you soul

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  • Before we have the technology to upload a mind we will have enough knowledge of the brain to mind control _everyone._ I'd rather not be alive when that happens. But if I am, I guess I wouldn't be mentally able to complain about it.

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  • This is great bc if we get good enough we might be able to make something like SAO ( sword art online)

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  • I always find myself thinking about the limit of the technology, but watching this video I realized that we already know what the limit is, we just haven't managed to reach it yet. The limit is "organic" technology (that is, ourselves), if one day we can store data as efficiently as our brain can, we will know that we have reached the limit. If you think about it, our body is the perfect "computer", the best "invention" of evolution on our planet to date, we just need to keep copying it, as we already do.

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  • Let me download it on ps4 .

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  • I get overthinking whenever i watch a video of kurzgesagt, but this quality, and animation, and education within the video is astonishing and outstanding, well done.

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  • ❤️

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  • how did they cut the mouse brain without damaging some of those connections?

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  • The game is shit. The video is great as usual.

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  • I could never understand people who wants immortality, like, for me i have always wanted to die asap i'm tired of this living agenda

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  • Dear Kurzgesagt people. I am going to write something which I experience, but cannot easily "prove" to another person. I have determined for myself that mind and consciousness are actually two distinct things. The physical mind is the collection of neural pathways and electro-chemical signals passing along those pathways. Consciousness is made up of something else entirely, that exists on a different plane. What is a plane? Well, of course I don't mean an airplane, those machines we use to fly in the sky. I mean a plane of existence. I'm not sure what it is myself, only that I am able to experience it. If I had to describe it, I would say it's another state of consciousness that obeys somewhat different rules than the one you're used to in the physical plane. OK, so how do I know I am not my mind? Well, I can separate myself from my physical mind and have experiences that are not connected to the mind. I do this by centering my attention and leaving the physical plane of consciousness. Here is an analogy for you. Suppose you wanted to prove to yourself conclusively that the Earth is round. You can look at all sorts of evidence (like the curvature of the shadow on the moon during an eclipse), but as they say, seeing is believing. If you got into a rocket and went into orbit, allowing you to look down on the spherical Earth and orbit it a few times, it would take a really obtuse person to persist in believing that the Earth was flat at that point. Likewise, once I was able to focus my attention properly and leave the physical consciousness, I was able to "see" for myself that, yes, I am not my mind. The mind appears to be a kind of container or maybe feature of consciousness. So what IS consciousness? I don't know. It might be possible to invent technology that would allow its transfer to a different vessel, but I don't think just uploading the contents of the brain would do it. Here comes another analogy. Before we can solve the gravity problem like in the movie Interstellar, we would need a better conceptual model for gravity. Is it in fact curvature of space-time? If so, how do we manipulate that curvature directly ourselves? In the same way, I think we need a better conceptual model for consciousness. All we really know at this point is that we are conscious, and that's it. We can't even really confirm that anybody else is conscious, just ourselves. Until we know what it is, or at least what comprises it, I think technology that can manipulate consciousness directly is quite far away.

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  • And what about the brainless zombies I encounter on a daily basis at the supermarket? Do they get to upload their brains as well? I called dibs so I get a spot!

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  • Unless we solve the problem, which prevents computers to detect paradoxes, this won't be possible, because every person once in their life, thought about something impossible. And when you think about it the program will repeat itself forever...

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  • Imagine yourself one of your original version's copy that had all those memories up to now, waking up in a pod, only to see your original self near you. You thought you were the one who was getting a clone of yourself, but you were not.

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  • So you could teqhnically live in... MIN.. MINE...... MINECRAFT!!!!

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  • Long story short - no.

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  • I think that few more translates in other languages for this video will make this even better than already is

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  • Unless we're able to create another mortal body to replenish the current body digitalization won't work, simply because advancements in the cyberspace are nowhere near comparable to the complexity of the human flesh

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  • We want Arbic translation! 💖

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  • The “copy being exactly like you, but is not you” thing reminds me of the episode White Christmas in Black Mirror.

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  • 2:57 the complexity of the human brain is being praised and admired by another human brain

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  • Literally every organs: ... The brain: Brain is the most complex biological structure known

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  • brain e.x.e

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  • so if we create a brain would we be able to achieve 100%

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