[ExI] Time travel in simulations

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 20 16:08:30 UTC 2019

You guys are just too clever.  What I want to know:  how will we know?
Where would we look for evidence?  If the answers include bosons or black
holes, just forget it.  Also- lacking any evidence, someone has come up
with odds.  Just how can one calculate odds without data?  Or are they just
having fun?  bill w

On Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 10:59 AM Adrian Tymes <atymes at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 1:17 AM John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:
>> *"if our universe has been created by an advanced civilization for
>> research purposes, then it is reasonable to assume that it is crucial to
>> the researchers that we don’t find out that we’re in a simulation. If we
>> were to prove that we live inside a simulation, this could cause our
>> creators to terminate the simulation — to destroy our world."*
>> Are We Living in a Computer Simulation? Let’s Not Find Out
>> <https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/10/opinion/sunday/are-we-living-in-a-computer-simulation-lets-not-find-out.html>
> Pascal's Wager much?  We could just as easily be in an incubator sim where
> the creators are waiting for us to collectively become clever enough to
> prove that we are in a sim, with rewards of some kind once that is done -
> perhaps a next-level sim where we are granted abilities that much less
> clever folk could not figure out how to use properly.
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