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Is it Possible to Prove the Simulation Hypothesis?
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Is it Possible to Prove the Simulation Hypothesis?

Last Updated on November 5, 2023 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Lee Vaughan

Originally published on Towards AI.

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In 2003, the philosopher Nick Bostrom postulated that we live in a computer simulation run by our advanced, possibly post-human, descendants [1][2]. Today, many scientists and big thinkers, including Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Elon Musk, believe there’s a good chance this simulation hypothesis is true [3]. It certainly explains why mathematics so elegantly describes nature, why observers seem to influence quantum events, and why we appear alone in the universe.

Even stranger, you could be the only real thing in this simulation. Perhaps you’re a brain in… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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