Re: How To Live In A Simulation

Date: Sat Mar 17 2001 - 11:59:35 MST

In a message dated 3/17/01 6:35:29 AM,

> wrote:
>> Certainly that's required to justify this insanely computationally wasteful
>> universe we live in as a simulation. I would class infinite calculations
>How do you know it's computationally wasteful? How do you know there's
>stuff there when you're not looking?

If it's not there, something is still going around redacting everything
to look like it is. That also requires a staggering amount of work, and
is also thoroughly incompatible with what we do with sims.

Oops, sorry, I see the rest of your post is jestfully taking a position
similar to mine. I'll leave the anti-solipcism argument as I think some
people will make it seriously.

>> very much unditched in our universe.

>What direct sensoric evidence do you have right now that the Heisenberg
>inequality is for real?

Since when are we limited to direct sensoric experience? There's lots of
people investigating this in sophisticated ways. Are you seriously proposing

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