Aug 4, 2020 • 57M

Notes from the End of Time Episode 3: Inside the Simulation

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Kenaz Filan
History, Politics, Religion, Philosophy, and Culture while the barbarians gather outside the gates. The fires will be coming soon. Violins not provided.
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Today many scientists are wondering if we are living inside a computer simulation: Elon Musk famously claimed that the odds we are living in "base reality" are a billion to one. But what does it mean to live in a simulation -- and where do we find that base reality? References: Nick Bostrom, "Are You Living in a Computer Simulation?" G.K. Chesterton, *Heresies* Kenaz Filan, "Infinity in the Palm of your Hand" Martin Heidegger, "Only a God Can Save Us" Martin Heidegger, "The Question Concerning Technology" Joshua Rothman, "What are the Odds We Are Living in a Computer Simulation?" New Yorker, June 9, 2016 --- Send in a voice message: