Quote Originally Posted by Gavinfoxx View Post
But isn't The Culture basically capable of rapidly creating completely new biological people, with a loaded personality and memories, including the whole, 'sorry, but you are eight days old and we had to give you fake memories. the fake ones are all watermarked though, so you can tell. Here are the signed consent forms from the people who decided to be your memory and personality-parents. You don't have to do what we made you for, but we hope you do!' pretty much from scratch, if they want to?
Why would they do that? Hasn't it been established already that the Citizens of the Culture are pretty much unnecessary.