[extropy-chat] Is our Universe in a Brain?

Russell Wallace russell.wallace at gmail.com
Sun Apr 3 16:37:40 UTC 2005

On Apr 2, 2005 11:11 PM, Ian Goddard <iamgoddard at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Another way to ask ben's question [1] is: if the
> common universe outside our brains is a dynamic model
> within a computer, then how do we know whether or not
> that computer is an *organic* computer like a brain?

Unlikely. Our universe exhibits the ability to run long chains of
serial computation quickly and with high precision; this is something
that organic brains are notoriously bad at.

- Russell

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