TL;DR Virtual Reality is our first imitation of how conscious illusory mindspace is generated
TL;DR The Meaning of Life: The cosmos, desperate to survive, is developing sentient life as part of its reproductive process.
Sit right down and you'll hear a tale... It may well be what we really mean when we request a "come to Jesus" meeting. It's the early twenty-first century, and we need to rekindle our conversation about human mortality, because things are about to start changing.The flood of apocrypha are overwhelming, and we settle on a
No More to the Story Can't remember if I told you that the bird died.But I didn't forget. I remember telling you right before this article started.But do you remember me telling you?Well, what's wrong with you then? Are you just a figment of my imagination, dreamt up by my sub-conscious to torture me?Why would I want
Those arms were quite tiny. Nick Bostrom, no offense to Neil de Grasse Tyson, made the most comprehensive and convincing argument for the possibility (or probability) that we are currently experiencing life in a simulation in his landmark paper: Are We Living in a Computer Simulation?Being upfront, I take the following related positions: 1) It