Whole-brain simulation: the fatal flaw

Has anyone besides me noticed that, if the enormous technical and other hurdles in the way of scanning and “uploading” a complete human brain could be overcome, the resulting entity would be insane from the get-go? Insane because that brain expects to be connected to a body that can interact with the world and with other human beings. One can imagine a silicon-based intelligence that would be well-adjusted to its lot in “life”, to interacting with the world only on a linguistic basis, or perhaps also (though this would be much more difficult) on a sensory basis (watching films, listening to music), but such an intelligence would not be connection-for-connection identical with a human brain.

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