RE: New website: The Simulation Argument

From: Nick Bostrom (
Date: Mon Dec 03 2001 - 17:36:31 MST

Hal wrote:

>Nick writes:
> > Do you think you are currently living in a computer simulation (like the
> > Matrix)? No? Thought so.
>Isn't this a case of jumping to conclusions?

Yes! I was just trying to follow the thinking process that might be going
on in Emlyn's mind in attempting to follow my explanation.

>are living in a simulation. The question is very much open IMO.

I agree, and I think the Simulation argument increases the probability.

Nick Bostrom
Department of Philosophy, Yale University
New Haven, CT 06520 | Phone: (203) 432-1663 | Fax: (203) 432-7950

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