Re: How To Live In A Simulation

From: John Clark (
Date: Fri Mar 16 2001 - 22:29:52 MST

<> Wrote:

> The point I make is that the resources involved in either full simulation
> or constant redaction are staggeringly enormous and unlikely in this
> universe.

But the calculations are not being done here, massive perhaps even infinite
calculations might be much easier to do in another very different universe.

>I don't think anyone will every be able to sim the "true" past.

True past? For a simulation?

> Classical complexity and Heisenburg uncertainty apply to the past as
> well as the future.

Classical complexity perhaps but Heisenburg uncertainty like any law of physics
can be changed by the simulation operator just by modifying a few lines of code.

  John K Clark

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