Re: How To Live In A Simulation

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Thu Mar 15 2001 - 04:34:04 MST

On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, Samantha Atkins wrote:

> So, is this a claim that you can predict with certainty that all
> transhumans, posthumans and SIs for all eternity will never decided to

Why not just calling them gods? It's a pretty accurate description, as
they go.

> play time-traveling Bodhisattva and liberate all beings or at least all
> sentient beings? I don't think it is naive to predict that it may
> someday possible to not just simulate but actually reach back in time
> and upload the mind/personality of one's ancestors.

Where's the difference? Sufficiently advanced simulation is
indistinguishable from reality.

I don't see any point in try looking for artifacts or deliverately
inserted clues, it looks like a waste of time. Drop me a line in case you
happen to snap your fingers in just the right way, and a popup control
will appear, willya?

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