Re: The Matrix

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Sat May 27 2000 - 03:39:23 MDT

The thing to remember when you get into this kind of metaphysical
speculations is to ask yourself: does this really matter? Does this
have any relevance beside the intellectual pleasure of imagining
complex or bizarre ontologies? If models with many "levels of reality"
do not have any impact on how we live our lives, our ethics or our
physics then they are rather irrelevant.

In the Matrix, there was a very real effect on life once you
discovered it. Is there any evidence whatsoever for something similar
in the real world? A certain amount of fuzziness (be it memory of
Heisenberg) is not enough.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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