Re: How To Live In A Simulation

From: John Clark (
Date: Sat Mar 17 2001 - 11:25:12 MST

<> Wrote:

> I would class infinite calculations as magic physics.

Me too, the question is does magic exist? In a chapter in his book
"The Physics of Immortality" Frank Tipler gave a fairly plausible rough
outline of how the universe might be able to perform an infinite
(not just very large) number of calculations.
It's true that since the book was written evidence has suggested that
we don't live in the sort of universe that Tipler thought we did, it's probably
open not closed , the Hubble constant is probably not less than or equal
to 45, and it looks like the Higgs boson is less than the 220 +- 20 GeV
it would have to be; but then as I said before the calculations are nor being
made in this universe.

>some people on this thread were proposing future SI's would sim us.

What's wrong with that?

John K Clark

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