On 10/16/2012 8:23 AM, Craig Weinberg wrote:
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 4:02:44 AM UTC-4, stathisp wrote:
There is of course the idea that the universe is actually a
simulation but that is more controversial.
A tempting idea until we question what it is a simulation of?
We can close this by considering when is a simulation of a "real
thing" indistinguishable from the "real thing"!
What law states that computations exist ab initio, but the capacity to
experience and participate in a simulated world does not?
Good point! Why not both existing ab initio?
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