Re: New website: The Simulation Argument

From: Nick Bostrom (
Date: Mon Dec 03 2001 - 19:38:44 MST

Eliezer wrote:

>Incidentally, I liked Emlyn O'Regan's reformulation of Bostrom's argument
>(from the Extropian list): "The probability that you or your descendants
>will ever run an ancestor-simulation is negligible, unless you are now
>living in such a simulation."

I scoop up that ball of credit before it lands in Emlyn's hands! (It's
actually the last sentence of my paper, not a reformulation ;-)

Nick Bostrom
Department of Philosophy, Yale University
New Haven, CT 06520 | Phone: (203) 432-1663 | Fax: (203) 432-7950

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