Re: Evidence that the universe is simulated.

From: Matt Mahoney (
Date: Wed Jan 23 2008 - 14:04:41 MST

--- John K Clark <> wrote:

> > It [the Universe] has finite age T, finite size
> > limited by the speed of light c, finite mass
> > limited by G, and finite resolution limited
> > by Planck's constant h.
> It would seem to me that is evidence (but not proof) that we do not live
> in a simulation because if we did the simulators could make c, G, and h
> have any value they wanted them to have. Physics is what the simulators
> say it is.

The simplest simulator would try different values of these and other physical
constants. Some would result in universes that support life, and others not.
The laws of physics are as they are because otherwise we would not be here.

-- Matt Mahoney,

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