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originally posted by: projectvxn
The best thing we can do is recreate the experiment. Make our own simulation, as has probably been done many times before.
originally posted by: Kandinsky
a reply to: Tjoran
*If* it was a simulation, the programmers would presumably have the foresight to add code that would make us blind to uncovering the truth. Or perhaps there's something like a root kit that switches us off if our minds ever see the simulation. As soon as someone has that eureka moment...drop down dead.
Imagine if sudden unexpected death syndrome was caused by suddenly seeing through the apparition of this world and into the outside one?
Then again, if everything is a simulation, wouldn't that make us simulations too? Are we thinking we have a 'real,' or realer existence outside of this pseudo-reality?
originally posted by: odzeandennz
a reply to: Kandinsky
no one can imagine something, not based on something which already exists. all we can imagine is what exists.