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"There's a billion to one chance we're living in base reality," Elon Musk said tonight on stage at Recode's Code Conference, meaning that one of the most influential and powerful figures in tech thinks that it's overwhelmingly likely we're just characters living inside a simulation.
But that's not necessarily a bad thing. "If a civilization stops advancing then that may be due to some calamitous event that erases civilization," Musk said, presenting two options. "Either we're going to create simulations that are indistinguishable from reality, or civilization will cease to exist."
Could not a scientific investigation into it produce the Truth one way or the other ?
originally posted by: Wide-Eyes
a reply to: GreenGunther
Wasn't that the plot of 'The Matrix' movies?