yeah that’s true but not really what I was getting at
like it’s literally unknowable why I am me
I liked The Book of Dust by Philip Pullman. Consciousness is a field, like an electromagnetic field, and the effects of the field coalesce around human bodies (cos of angels, don’t worry about it). So I guess you’re you because n nobody else can occupy the same position in spacetime as yourself, and therefore disrupt the consciousness field in the same way.
I think you mean the same position in field space
You wouldn’t like being me