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We discuss the simulation hypothesis - the idea that our percieved universe may be the simulation of a more advanced version of ourselves. We look at some of the evidence for and against it.

  • Simluation Hypothesis - definition
  • Popularized by Nick Bostrom
    • Elon Musk has talked about it
  • Descartes - I think therefore I am…
  • Media
    • 13th floor - Simulacron-3 by Daniel F. Galouye
    • Matrix
  • Evidence Againts
    • Limits of computation - computation complexity classes
      • Overlapping polygons
      • Atomic simulations
  • Evidence For
    • Quantum physics
    • The effectiveness of math
    • Plank’s Constant
  • Dreaming is a kind of siumulation
  • Lucid Dreaming
    • Being aware while dreaming
    • Only one or two personal experiences
    • Experiences of people who have “gone too far” and lose the ability
  • Breaking the simulation - Mario 3 speed run


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