Re: New website: The Simulation Argument

Date: Tue Dec 11 2001 - 17:12:08 MST

<<At last, Leibniz also wrote: "although the whole of this life were said to be nothing but a dream and the physical world nothing but a phantasm, I should call this dream or phantasm real enough if, using
reason well, we were never deceived by it.".

And that's all, for tonight.>>

It from Bit perhaps? Yet, looking for analogies to help me understand, what is the basis of mathematics rely on, for I contend it must have a physical form, yes? Is the 'physical world' based not on matter and energy, but on information, then perhaps information is merely coherent patterns that pass through matter and energy? Or is information more fundamental?

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