Re: How To Live In A Simulation

From: Robert J. Bradbury (
Date: Sun Mar 18 2001 - 19:02:05 MST

On Sun, 18 Mar 2001, Brent Allsop wrote:

> What is there to be scared of?

One might discover that one is "handicapped", such as when men
get wired up to the perceptions of a woman with 4-color vision.
This doesn't prickle my feathers too much but I suspect others
are in for a rude awakening.

> One must experience them in their own consciousness, such that they
> can be compared and contrasted to the qualia we already know, before
> one can know "what they are like"...

Yes. I think the mapping of subjective realities onto one another
to allow mind-communication, then the relaxing of the translation so
you get to experience the unmapped data is going to be a fascinating
area. Its going to create lots of jobs for human "translators" and AI
agents and provide the basis for an interesting entertainment industry.


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