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Elon Musk believes we live in a video game - do you agree?

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Elon Musk Says There’s a ‘One in Billions’ Chance Reality Is Not a Simulation

"The strongest argument for us being in a simulation, probably being in a simulation is the following: 40 years ago, we had pong, two rectangles and a dot," Musk said. "That is what games were. Now 40 years later we have photorealistic 3D simulations with millions of people playing simultaneously and it's getting better every year. And soon we'll have virtual reality, augmented reality, if you assume any rate of improvement at all, the games will become indistinguishable from reality."
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/8q854v/elon-musk-simulated-universe-hypothesis


  1. Elon Musk believes we live in a video game - do you agree?

    2 votes
    1. Yes - I always thought I was related to Mario from SuperMario Brothers :)
      100.00%
    2. No - I think I am real
        0.00%
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  • It is naive for us to believe that we are "real" whatever that means.  I agree with Elon Musk that virtual reality can be indistinguishable from reality and we can be part of it. We are a "real" part of advanced simulation 
  • inc4tinc4t 156 Pts
    The notion of simulation doesn't necessarily contradict with our current beliefs, either science big bang or creationism 
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