Originally Posted by Aepervius
The Transporter is IMO an excellent way to suss out pseudo
materialists. They refute the HPC and they chortle at new-agers and mystics - but stick them in the Transporter and they won't push the button. Why not? Because they don't actually believe what they preach.
If you think there is an experiencing self and that this will die in the Transporter, you are not a materialist. You are just suffering from delusion. A very human delusion perhaps, but delusion none-the-less.