Saturday philosophical Trek

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by thomquietwolf, Jun 12, 2021.

  1. ZlurkCorzDog

    ZlurkCorzDog INMATE #7XX7XX7

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    ZlurkCorzDog INMATE #7XX7XX7

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    Bill gates? :whistling:
     
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    Baelzebub Dr. Stratster

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    I'll have to look that over after the coffee kicks in.

    I remember reading a bit on it when the idea as first proposed, but what I always wondered that if a simulation is just a modeled representation of real worlds processes over time, then what's the model for the simulation we allegedly live in, based on?

    I have no idea, of course, if the ideas are correct. The math behind it all is beyond me, but it always seemed to me that any simulation has to imply an actual reality.

    Will be interesting to see how it was "confirmed". I find it ironic that the statement under the title of the article, "We must never doubt Elon Musk again.", is a rather anti-scientific statement. Science is all about doubting.

    "Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt." Richard P. Feynman
     
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    Baelzebub Dr. Stratster

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    Great catch!

    If one never wishes to give an incorrect answer to a question, "I don't know" always satisfies the requirement, if not the questioner.
     
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    Ebidis Providing the world with flat bends since 1985

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    I thought it was Shakespeare. :D
     
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    Sarnodude Most Honored Senior Member

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    That's just your opinion though, isn't it..... (j/k, I totally agree with your comment)
     
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    I was going to say Bill is not in my head. The 100s of voices are all mine. Then I remembered I did get a Pfizer vaccine so maybe he is.
     
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    "I doubt, therefore I think, therefore I am"
    --Descartes
    The key word being doubt, as doubt is your friend.
     
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    If the hypothesis is true, the only good thing about this simulation is Strat Talk. Everything else sucks.
     
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    Old Guy Strat-Talker

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    "One of us is crazy, Baby and I know you think its me." Cornbread Fred
     
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