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Is Our Universe a Fake?

Space.com: I began bemused. The notion that humanity might be living in an artificial reality — a simulated universe — seemed sophomoric, at best science fiction.

But speaking with scientists and philosophers on "Closer to Truth," I realized that the notion that everything humans see and know is a gigantic computer game of sorts, the creation of supersmart hackers existing somewhere else, is not a joke. Exploring a "whole-world simulation," I discovered, is a deep probe of reality.

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ChrisW2240d ago

You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.

hesido2240d ago

"The operative word is "all" — because if even one civilization anywhere in the cosmos could generate such simulations, then simulated worlds would multiply rapidly and almost certainly humanity would be in one."

Do they get stack overflow errors if in inside a simulation they began making several nested simulations?

1nsomniac2240d ago

Expected it to be full of wild unrelated speculation but it was a very good read. Makes my head hurt in a good way.

TwistedMetal2240d ago

Now you know how god sees all, hears all, and can put you in hell if they want. tons of computer logs and programs putting the bad people in the hell.

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