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    I have fond memories of TV (mostly cartoons),...

    I have fond memories of TV (mostly cartoons), movies, music, toys (Lego, Masters of the Universe, Transformers). Though I was about the only guy I knew who had Lego. Well I knew a guy that had this...
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    I'm not sure if this is an old idea though it is...

    I'm not sure if this is an old idea though it is at least as old as Futurama....

    It is from the A God without compelling evidence? thread in this forum....

    A little essay about it:



    To...
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    Do you mean the alien created the simulation? I...

    My apologies if this has already been covered — I skimmed over a few pages of the thread, but by no means read it all in depth — but in both #3s above, I have to take issue with the phrase "could...
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    Interesting robots including toys

    I think I agree with the presenter that this is the coolest toy ever....

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0SEYM9jHVg

    Bostom Dynamics robot doing a backflip...
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    Or only the "observable universe" within the...

    Or only the "observable universe" within the "cosmological horizon" we can observe exists in a simulation while the possibly infinite space outside of it might not exist....
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    Yes In one of his videos he said something...

    Yes

    In one of his videos he said something about "pocket universes".... does he believe our ordinary universe probably extends infinitely?
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    I meant that Hoyle coined the term "Big Bang"...

    Not sure how you got that but Hoyle was a fanatical believer in a steady state universe that always was and always will be just as we see it now.[/QUOTE]
    I meant that Hoyle coined the term "Big...
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Bang says:...

    Not quite. The BB theory is a description of the expanding universe that we measure. The term, "Big Bang", was a derogatory term coined by Fred Hoyle ridiculing the idea that the universe was...
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    The article said: "a flat one can be infinite —...

    I wonder how many have actually measured?

    How does one finish measuring an infinite distance?[/QUOTE]
    The article said:
    "a flat one can be infinite — or not. And there’s no real way to tell the...
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    Well it seems a lot of physicists think it is...

    Well it seems a lot of physicists think it is possible that space is infinite....
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    I thought the point of the Big Bang is that you...

    I thought the point of the Big Bang is that you could extrapolate it back to a point of infinite density.... I thought this singularity was agreed upon in mainstream sceince. I think that link would...
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    An infinite universe?

    I used to suspect that space was on the surface of an expanding hypersphere.... like this balloon picture:

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    That way there is no edge or center.... yet it was finite....

    But according to...
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    My "dirt or slime" site was about YEC vs...

    So do the "pro's" of evolution outweigh the "cons"? What about the "pros vrs. cons." of creation?

    I'd say a pro of evolution is that it is self-correcting... and a con is that it is very slow.
    A...
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    Let's say the Sun was a distant star.... I'd say...

    OK. Now can you validate whether at -15 simulation will produce usable (real) as would be the -57 real thing?[/QUOTE]
    Let's say the Sun was a distant star.... I'd say that a sufficiently trained...
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    What do you think of my argument that either we...

    What do you think of my argument that either we are aware or we are a philosophical zombie? Either we experience the sensation of qualia or we don't. Even if the qualia is wrong we would still have...
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    My site was about creation vs evolution and...

    What's a pro-evolution book? Like, someone wrote about how "good" evolution is? Or is it about how much someone likes how incremental changes of lifeforms occur through biological...
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    Well there is demand for VR experiences that seem...

    Well there is demand for VR experiences that seem increasingly immersive and "real". Countless TV shows and movies show the demand for even more immersive experiences where the brain interfaces with...
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    Hi what do you mean? That that kind of mind...

    Perhaps it's better when having some awarness and an existence, that one starts forgetting about having any notion of simulations (not you directly ex.), if one can't tell the difference -...
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    When in the Linux command line (like Amazon Web...

    When in the Linux command line (like Amazon Web Services) I prefer nano when editing a file.... when I learnt C at uni in about 1998 I used Telnet and GCC....

    BTW besides Visual Studio IDE there...
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    I assume you're talking about philosophical...

    I assume you're talking about philosophical zombies. Well they're NPCs... they don't have a conscious experience but on the other hand they aren't capable of genuine suffering...
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    Do you think our awareness is solely due to...

    Do you think our awareness is solely due to "physical" processes? (physicalism/materialism) If so then isn't it possible for a world based on physical processes to be simulated? (and have...
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    Though you said "there's nothing more sure than...

    Though you said "there's nothing more sure than awareness". You also said "Probably we all agree we're not philosophical zombies". If it is possible we aren't aware then I think that would mean we're...
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    abaddon: On the topic of connick and...

    abaddon:
    On the topic of connick and skepticalbip, I just wanted you to continue to say things like "there's nothing more sure than awareness".... i.e. the awareness that I experience... Their...
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    Thanks! I've attempted to explain why I think I...

    Because there's nothing more sure than awareness. It's the one most basic thing within experience that requires no speculation at all. You can only come to doubt awareness/consciousness by mentally...
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    BTW it would be good if people who think they're...

    BTW it would be good if people who think they're definitely aware/conscious (even if they're in a simulation) could explain why....
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