On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 2:08 PM, Edgar L. Owen <edgaro...@att.net> wrote:
> John, > > The simplest and by far most likely answer is to assume that the world we > appear to live in IS the real actual world (though heavily filtered through > our own internal simulation as I've explained before). To assume otherwise > in the absence of any actual evidence is a waste of time. We can imagine we > live in some simulation by some super beings and that may or may not be a > possibility (I maintain there will always be a way to figure that out), but > there is no evidence at all that it's an actuality or even remotely likely. > > Until there is some actual evidence it's just sci fi and not the proper > subject of science... > Its looks like you still haven't gotten around to reading the simulation argument (despite my having posted it multiple times). If you assert X, and someone says, wait a moment doesn't Y imply not X, you can't just pretend Y isn't there and keep asserting X. Jason -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.