It's a lot less of "hunch" than the simulation theory in the first place.

Why don't you just go back to the Bible and accept the theory that God 
created man and the world 4000 years ago? It's EXACTLY  the same theory as 
the simulation theory, and equally unlikely, just without the modern 


On Tuesday, January 14, 2014 8:47:16 PM UTC-5, Liz R wrote:
> On 15 January 2014 14:37, Edgar L. Owen < <javascript:>>wrote:
>> Liz,
>> If your question is whether or not it is possible to determine whether we 
>> are living in a matrix type simulation I believe it is because we would not 
>> just be living in the simulation but in the entire reality in which the 
>> simulation is being produced. Thus given human level intelligence, and 
>> human level capability to explore reality, the simulated being should be 
>> able to discover cues that give the simulation away.
> "Should be able to..." So, so far it's just a hunch. Suppose the creators 
> of the simulation were intelligent enough not to leave any cues? You appear 
> to be claiming that in principle, it would always be possible. How, 
> exactly? 

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