On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 3:13 PM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> On 12/4/2013 10:24 AM, Jason Resch wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 11:17 AM, <spudboy...@aol.com> wrote:
>> Theory? I am betting neither Clarke the writer, nor Shermer, the Atheist,
>> has put a lot of intellectual efforts in their perspectives/statements.
>> Clarke was aiming at human perspective. Shermer was trying to shoot down
>> the attitudes of the religious, by re-phrasing Clarke's Law. Could God
>> be Drelb, the famous hyper-intelligence from the Sombrero Galaxy. If this
>> is so, what can we do about it?
> If Drelb is hyper-intelligent, it can simulate all of Earth and learn
> everything about us and everything we do.
> That seems inconsistent with the idea that "we" are infinitely many
> threads of computation in multiverses. FPI would make us random to Drelb
There are also infinite numbers of Drelb though too.
Drelb, by constructing a "physical replica" of Earth, is in a sense is
running a quantum emulation of all possibilities of Earth, and Drelb, by
observing it, is split into as many copies as there are possibilities for
the simulation to diverge.
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