The Space Mission Where No One Has Gone Before

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In year 3014, Alex is chosen to go on the space mission where no one has gone before. On the spaceship, that Alex is using has a tele-transporter device. The device works as follows: you enter in a cubicle, where you press a button, a scanner records the status of all the cells in a brain and body, destroying both while doing so. This information is then transmitted to another planet, where the replicator rebuilds you. Since, the brain of this Alex, is indistinguishable from that you formerly in the cubicle, your memory will be continued and its character would not be affected. The problem is that, Alex uses this device so many times, so that when he returns from the space mission; would Alex will be the same person as he has been before his space mission? Since Alex uses the tele-transporter device so many times, and has been rebuilt and replicated so many times; that it might change his cells and how they were formerly before he used the device. So, the Alex that returns from his space mission, he could not be the same person as he has been before. Below, I explain various ways in which, it tells us that the Alex who returns is not the same person as he was before. The reasons are as follows: since, he has used the tele-transporter a lot during his mission, his body nerve system cells were affected by light speed radiation which, could make him see illusions and which could alter his memories. The second reason which is , that if those cells has been not affected by the…
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