Blade Runner offers an excellent example of the philosophical concept of ‘q-memories’ – asking if what you remember makes you who you are.

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Daniel Kahneman discusses this in his book “Thinking Fast and Slow”. He differentiates the two as “The Experiencing Self” and “The Remembering Self”. I really enjoy his quote: “Odd as it may seem, I am my remembering self, and the experiencing self, who does my living, is like a stranger to me.”

ScienceParrot

That’s pretty much everything Philip K Dick wrote.

Lightsides

Check out Dark City. They explore this idea explicitly. Great movie with Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, and Rufus Sewell.

Dunkel_Reynolds

Do androids dream of electric sheep. The title says it all. It’s the entire point to the story.

Captive_Starlight

This makes me want to rewatch the films. I loved *Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?* the graphic novel series. An incredibly interesting view of identity.

DoctorGreyscale