Re: New website: The Simulation Argument

From: Gordon Worley (
Date: Tue Dec 04 2001 - 07:54:00 MST

On Tuesday, December 4, 2001, at 01:23 AM, Jeff Bone wrote:

> death, etc. The analogy is complicated a bit because this simulation
> is "convolved"
> with physical reality, but the Sysop's internal state is indeed a
> highly detailed and
> comprehensive simulation of the physical environment, and that
> simulation molds
> activity in the physical world. This differs from the "model"
> maintained by e.g. a

Figuring out how the Sysop works, ehh?

Computationally, this is too expensive for a practical Sysop to work.
The Sysop need not know the state of everything, but be there when
needed. Re the Unix Scenario, where the environment alerts the Sysop
when needed.

Gordon Worley                     `When I use a word,' Humpty Dumpty            said, `it means just what I choose                it to mean--neither more nor less.'
PGP:  0xBBD3B003                                  --Lewis Carroll

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