View Poll Results: Are we living in a simulation?

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Thread: Are we living in a "simulation"?

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    Senior Member Tetris Champion notdavidlynch's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by P-O View Post
    Simulation theory is fun to think about, but at the end of the day it's a not-even-wrong assumption about reality. You can be perfectly consistent if you choose to believe it or not. Nothing can ever prove you wrong.
    You're probably wrong. You can start here. There are many world leading physicists who believe the simulation hypothesis is potentially testable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by notdavidlynch View Post
    You're probably wrong. You can start here. There are many world leading physicists who believe the simulation hypothesis is potentially testable.
    The ideas like the one you link in the article are specific subsets of the "simulation theory". The assumption that simulation theory IMPLIES any "low computational complexity" can be true or false. This test cannot disprove simulation theory in general....It can only, at best, disprove the "low computational complexity" model. Someone could simply hypothesize a "higher computational complexity" model... or some totally different idea that neither of us have thought of.
    Violence is never the right answer, unless used against heathens and monsters.

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    What would it take to simulate your life though?
    People think they understand their own mortality, even when that understanding has just changed.

    --Meditations on Uncertainty Vol ξ(x)

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    Sometimes I also believe in a simulation theory of the world, however it's more that I believe there are infinite spiritual dimensions our minds and souls can access from within our imagination and dreams.

    The tangible physical evidence of which you can see before your own eyes right now.

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