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Are we living in a computer simulation?

An Oxford philosophy professor presents a formal case, complete with a though-provoking trillemma.

I can’t imagine what is to be gained by making the simulation quite so detailed, when it is in all likelihood working on a very specific problem like the ultimate chess strategy, or the answer to life, the universe and everything.

Written by James Bailey

February 13, 2008 at 2:53 am