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Are we SIMs?
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RonnieoftheRose
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Aug 9, 2004, 06:24 AM
 
If the result of computing power is Artificial Intelligence and virtual worlds, are we really living in a Matrix like world? Is it possible that many universes might simply be sub-universes spawned by fully evolved beings who have reached the limits of computing power? Some serious scientists are thinking it could be possible.

Many essays on this page...

http://www.simulation-argument.com/

Of course some people will immediately say no, especially if it conflicted with their religious beliefs. Or do they conflict at all?
     
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Aug 9, 2004, 07:19 AM
 
So?
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Aug 9, 2004, 07:27 AM
 
i think you're right!

i think my controller is like a 14yr old because i keep on banging my dog and i keep on hearing muted giggles from the sky
     
RonnieoftheRose  (op)
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Aug 9, 2004, 07:29 AM
 
Originally posted by Apple Pro Underwear:
i think you're right!

i think my controller is like a 14yr old because i keep on banging my dog and i keep on hearing muted giggles from the sky
Sorry about that
     
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Aug 9, 2004, 08:02 AM
 
     
RonnieoftheRose  (op)
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Aug 9, 2004, 11:01 AM
 
Sentinals and Smiths posing as geeks have derailed the thread.
     
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Aug 9, 2004, 11:04 AM
 
THE APOCALYPSE IS SOON!!!
     
Powaqqatsi
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Aug 9, 2004, 11:14 AM
 
Unfortunately you can not be told what MacNN is..
     
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Aug 9, 2004, 11:15 AM
 
Good link, but it was posted here a week or so ago. Good read, however....a black cat just walked by.
     
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Aug 9, 2004, 11:44 AM
 
Yes Mr. Anderson
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Aug 9, 2004, 12:02 PM
 
We are.

Now shut up and go back to work.

I'm a bird. I am the 1% (of pets).
     
   
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