Is the Universe a Simulation? – NYTimes.com

Posted: February 15, 2014 in Ideas, reality-physics & philosophy
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“This may strike you as very unlikely. But the Oxford philosopher Nick Bostrom has argued that we are more likely to be in such a simulation than not. If such simulations are possible in theory, he reasons, then eventually humans will create them — presumably many of them. If this is so, in time there will be many more simulated worlds than nonsimulated ones. Statistically speaking, therefore, we are more likely to be living in a simulated world than the real one.” –  Olimpia Zagnoli

via Is the Universe a Simulation? – NYTimes.com.

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