2009/1/10 Brent Meeker <meeke...@dslextreme.com>:

>> Consider a simulation of an observer watching a falling stone, running
>> on a digital computer. Does the observer have any way of knowing
>> whether the simulation is being run serially, in parallel, on how many
>> and what kinds of physical machines, at what speed, or in what order?
> Is the observer conscious of a passage to time?

Yes,but of course it won't be real or external time of which he will
be conscious. In a block universe, there isn't necessarily any real or
external time. Whether you call the internal time of the simulation or
block universe "real" is a matter of taste.

Stathis Papaioannou

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