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Not a problem there are a lot of people on this site that don't like me but I no longer let that get to me.There are better ways of dealing with those types of problems also the block user also helps a lot to.
Well that's what you gotta do to deal with stuff like that. Ignore the Hate And Don't Hate ^_^ thumb.gif
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Well that's what you gotta do to deal with stuff like that. Ignore the Hate And Don't Hate ^_^ thumb.gif

You got that right.smile.gif
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W.T.F Why you gotta Hate for, i really don't get why people hate on people for no or stupid reasons ?
And for people that think the world is ending get over that Crap its not ok.

Haters gonna hate? You got to do what you got to do you know, tongue.gif
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I remember researching Bostrum's argument a long time ago. I recently got back into reading through the simulation wiki as well. Some very thought provoking ideas indeed. Though gathering evidence and trying to find some kind of proof seems somewhat pointless, other than just to prove it is true. It wouldn't change anything either way imo. I don't feel like spilling out all my research and thoughts on it, but put simply it is a neat thing to think about but it wouldn't mean a thing in the grand scheme if true. At least as far as changing anything in our current understanding of physics, the universe or such things as is there an afterlife, etc. Like Bostrum said, on an afterlife for example, we could very well live for eternity in some form of an afterlife within the simulation after this "phase" (our current human life) of the simulation is over. Just one example. We are what we are and everything is what it is. Such a huge revelation, if we somehow proved something like this, wouldn't change the "coding" to allow us to do anything previously impossible, only possibly shorten the length of time it would have taken to learn of that knowledge. Probably didn't make sense, I've been up for 33 hours tongue.gif
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I remember researching Bostrum's argument a long time ago. I recently got back into reading through the simulation wiki as well. Some very thought provoking ideas indeed. Though gathering evidence and trying to find some kind of proof seems somewhat pointless, other than just to prove it is true. It wouldn't change anything either way imo. I don't feel like spilling out all my research and thoughts on it, but put simply it is a neat thing to think about but it wouldn't mean a thing in the grand scheme if true. At least as far as changing anything in our current understanding of physics, the universe or such things as is there an afterlife, etc. Like Bostrum said, on an afterlife for example, we could very well live for eternity in some form of an afterlife within the simulation after this "phase" (our current human life) of the simulation is over. Just one example. We are what we are and everything is what it is. Such a huge revelation, if we somehow proved something like this, wouldn't change the "coding" to allow us to do anything previously impossible, only possibly shorten the length of time it would have taken to learn of that knowledge. Probably didn't make sense, I've been up for 33 hours tongue.gif

That is deep makes me want to read "The Nature Of Space And Time"again.
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Interesting speculation. Although I must point out that as far as I can see the paper is not yet published in a peer reviewed journal and the link in the "news" article leads to a preprint archive where you can upload anything you desire basically. Which does not mean I claim it to be false or true as I'm not an expert in particle physics.

Now going on with the speculation that the universe is a giant computer simulation, then I think it would be a bit far fetched to assume that one would be using a cubic space-time grid as such approach would be quite wasteful, in my opinion, for that type of simulation. Some kind of grid free kinematic model would be more fitting in such case in my opinion avoiding a huge waste of memory for keeping track of grid nodes which are "empty" - granted such kinematic model would have some other issues as the computational needs would be immense if you start taking into account all the fields (like, for example gravity) interacting with particles.
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Interesting speculation. Although I must point out that as far as I can see the paper is not yet published in a peer reviewed journal and the link in the "news" article leads to a preprint archive where you can upload anything you desire basically. Which does not mean I claim it to be false or true as I'm not an expert in particle physics.
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What is your idea on dark matter?

This reminds me of a quote.

"My biggest failure in life was saying that the universe is static" Albert Einstein
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I always knew there could NOT be a stupid Dog... We're just some Alien Linux for sure biggrin.gif

When you watch the world/news, what do you see: WAR

So what do we do: play WAR stuff

Now some aliens are playing Command and Conquer with our planet hehe

Oh well, could be worse...
   
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What is your idea on dark matter?
To be honest - I have no idea smile.gif All kinds of exotic or less exotic explanations with various degrees of complexity and mathematical beauty can be cooked up but for me, until there is possibility of measure the "stuff" directly or at very least observe some kind of reasonably unique effect which fits into reasonably complete theory it's mathematical philosophy for me, not physics. It can be anything starting from some kind of exotic field which could or could not fit into the standard model all the way to a mathematical artifact in the calculations as a result of misinterpreting all the observations. But at the end of a day - I don't know.

I'm just suspicious towards things that are impossible to measure by the definition, like, for example, higher dimensions in some theories that are "too small" to be measured ever and are just needed to make higher complexity mathematical theory to fit reality while not predicting any new effects compared to existing theories - as if you cant measure it it does not exist in my book, might as well be "invisible imps" doing stuff. So I could say that dark matter is a measure of our lack of knowledge atm.
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Number one rule :the k.i.s.s rule.KEEP IT STUPID SIMPLE.so I bet when creation of universe happened it was probably like us when we created computing.her?lets use 0 and 1.there?lets use -=+ charged atom.if we had used this basic -=+ for computing back then ?I suspect computing would have evolved very differently,but back then=couldn't be in computing.now try reverse engineer a ivy bridge to its simplest form?average Joe would pass in front of the info without noticing it.probably the same for the initial event in our universe.
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