Teleportation and LSD trips could help us understand the nature of personal identity by Jim Holt / June 23, 2014 / Leave a commentFacebookTwitterLinkedinEmail Published in July 2014 issue of Prospect Magazine“Once your brain is vaporised, the lights go out for good. Even an exact physical duplicate of your body and brain would not be you—although it would certainly believe it was.”Self by Barry Dainton (Penguin, £8.99)It is great to see that you are enjoying the Prospect website.You have now reached your allowance of 3 free articles in the last 30 days.Don’t worry—to get another 7 articles absolutely free, just enter your email address in the box below.You are in complete control of which 7 articles you choose to read. Register now to enjoy more of the finest writing on politics, economics, literature, the arts, philosophy and science.When you register, we’ll also send you our free e-book—The past in perspective—which considers how reflecting on the past can give great insight into the present AND we’ll send you our free weekly newsletter. (If you prefer not to receive the newsletter you can unsubscribe at any time). Email Prospect takes your privacy seriously. We promise never to rent or sell your e-mail address to any third party. You can unsubscribe from the Prospect e-mail newsletter at any time.