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Are We Real?

Phil Bowermaster (along with Jerry Pournelle) has some thoughts about Intelligent Design, panspermia and simulated universes. How would one go about looking for the easter eggs, if they exist? Sagan had an interesting one, in Contact.


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Mike Earl wrote:

Although the one in Contact was an oddity in that I don't think you could easily arrange that even in a simulated Universe... the power to set up that sort of Easter egg (except by sleight-of-hand) would be a Neat Trick indeed.

bbbeard wrote:

I think Pournelle and the Speculist are confusing science with science fiction.


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