I have always assumed the so-called "simulation argument in its futurological form was something of a scam: futurologists pine for better-than-real immersive virtualities that never arrive, so they pose as a thought experiment that reality itself might be just such a virtuality to lend credibility to the endlessly deferred promise of the techno-utopian fancy they pine for.
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Saturday, June 13, 2015
Stimulation Via Simulation
An observation upgraded from the Moot: