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Patrick O Rly
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This sounds serious.






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sgallo3
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It is serious business for sure, billions to be made from developing artificial universes





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sgallo3
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It is serious business for sure, billions to be made from developing artificial universes





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RonFNSwanson
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please step away from the computer





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HeadCoach
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Quit drinking the bong water son


If you don't understand how bongs work then don't try to use them in your jokes






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DeboseKnows
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If you don't understand how bongs work then don't try to use them in your jokes


"Ohh look at mee, i smoke a lot of weed"






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CaptainPanic
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If you don't understand how jokes work then don't try to use them
FIFY






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windriver
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You left out War.





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Tayday
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I bet you're pretty cool irl





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sgallo3
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Thanks man, i think so too





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Uncle JackD
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LSUAFMAN
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Joe Rogan fan ehh





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MDcajuntiger
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OXFORD SIMULATION ARTICLE

Mind = blown


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A technologically mature “posthuman” civilization would have enormous computing power. Based on this empirical fact, the simulation argument shows that at least one of the following propositions is true: (1) The fraction of human-level civilizations that reach a posthuman stage is very close to zero; (2) The fraction of posthuman civilizations that are interested in running ancestor-simulations is very close to zero; (3) The fraction of all people with our kind of experiences that are living in a simulation is very close to one.
If (1) is true, then we will almost certainly go extinct before reaching posthumanity. If (2) is true, then there must be a strong convergence among the courses of advanced civilizations so that virtually none contains any relatively wealthy individuals who desire to run ancestor-simulations and are free to do so. If (3) is true, then we almost certainly live in a simulation. In the dark forest of our current ignorance, it seems sensible to apportion one’s credence roughly evenly between (1), (2), and (3).
Unless we are now living in a simulation, our descendants will almost certainly never run an ancestor-simulation.






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davesdawgs
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We're living in a simulation
So get out there n enjoy ur fake Friday earning fake dollars so that u can pay our fake government more money for fake programs that cost too much


Were you inserted back into the Matrix?






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TigerinATL
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OXFORD SIMULATION ARTICLE

Mind = blown



So basically "posthuman" civilizations either don't exist, don't run simulations, or they do and we are already in a simulation? How is 4, "we are the IRL humans that will become the copper tops in the Matrix but that hasn't happened yet" not an option?






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SenorTiger9
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Korkstand
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It is serious business for sure, billions to be made from developing artificial universes
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It is serious business for sure, billions to be made from developing artificial universes

deja vu, they've changed something






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MDcajuntiger
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So basically "posthuman" civilizations either don't exist, don't run simulations, or they do and we are already in a simulation? How is 4, "we are the IRL humans that will become the copper tops in the Matrix but that hasn't happened yet" not an option?



If anything it is an interesting read as far as thought experiments go.


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Many works of science fiction as well as some forecasts by serious technologists and futurologists predict that enormous amounts of computing power will be available in the future. Let us suppose for a moment that these predictions are correct. One thing that later generations might do with their super-powerful computers is run detailed simulations of their forebears or of people like their forebears. Because their computers would be so powerful, they could run a great many such simulations. Suppose that these simulated people are conscious (as they would be if the simulations were sufficiently fine-grained and if a certain quite widely accepted position in the philosophy of mind is correct). Then it could be the case that the vast majority of minds like ours do not belong to the original race but rather to people simulated by the advanced descendants of an original race. It is then possible to argue that, if this were the case, we would be rational to think that we are likely among the simulated minds rather than among the original biological ones. Therefore, if we don’t think that we are currently living in a computer simulation, we are not entitled to believe that we will have descendants who will run lots of such simulations of their forebears.






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MDcajuntiger
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Bumped for the conspiracy theorists that seem to be out in force tonight

:free your mind:







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