Re: How To Live In A Simulation

From: Robin Hanson (
Date: Wed Mar 14 2001 - 13:45:03 MST

Nick Bostrom wrote:
>>Nick is right that "the naive transhumanist dogma that we
>>or our descendants will become posthumans who'll run
>>ancestor-simulations is false."
>Actually, there should be the qualification "unless we are
>currently living in a simulation" in there.

I'm willing to believe that the chances are very small
that any one simulation will be continued all the way
until our simulated world began large simulations of
its own.

Robin Hanson
Asst. Prof. Economics, George Mason University
MSN 1D3, Carow Hall, Fairfax VA 22030-4444
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