The universe is fake

The universe is fake

There are 9 comments on the Amherst Daily News story from Dec 13, 2012, titled The universe is fake. In it, Amherst Daily News reports that:

Here’s something fun to consider: the universe is just a computer simulation. Scientists at the University of Washington think they’ve found a way to test this hypothesis:

http://www.washington.edu/news/2012/12/10/do-we-live-in-a-computer-simulation-uw-researchers-say-idea-can-be-tested/

Far-fetched sounding, of course, although anyone who has spent any amount of time contemplating the scale of the universe, the nature of consciousness, theology, philosophy or pretty much any of the questions beyond “What topping do I want on my pizza?” will have at least considered the possibility nothing is as it seems.

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“It's just a box of rain...”

Since: May 07

Knoxville, TN

#1 Dec 13, 2012
Well, we know the answer is 42, but what's the question?

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#2 Dec 13, 2012
NightSerf wrote:
Well, we know the answer is 42, but what's the question?
How old is that twinkie in the fridge?
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#3 Dec 13, 2012
6x9
NightSerf wrote:
Well, we know the answer is 42, but what's the question?

Since: Oct 12

Muscat,Oman

#4 Dec 19, 2012
Who said the Universe is fake?and what 42.
anomalous

Knoxville, TN

#5 Dec 19, 2012
42 is a reference to one of the themes in Douglas Adams' "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." read the article we're writing about for the reference about the universe. And realize that all of this is in jest. You know, humor, ar, ar ar!(Reference to Mork in the episode of "Happy Days" that spawned "Mork and Mindy."

Many here are Americans or Brits, so missing reference to American/British popular culture could prove problematic for you here.
NightSerf

Knoxville, TN

#6 Dec 19, 2012
Oops, forgot to log in. It's me, Serf the Smurf.

Richardfs

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#7 Dec 19, 2012
anomalous wrote:
42 is a reference to one of the themes in Douglas Adams' "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." read the article we're writing about for the reference about the universe. And realize that all of this is in jest. You know, humor, ar, ar ar!(Reference to Mork in the episode of "Happy Days" that spawned "Mork and Mindy."
Many here are Americans or Brits, so missing reference to American/British popular culture could prove problematic for you here.
Smeg don't forget us from the land down under where the women glow and the plunder.

Since: Oct 12

Muscat,Oman

#8 Dec 19, 2012
anomalous wrote:
42 is a reference to one of the themes in Douglas Adams' "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." read the article we're writing about for the reference about the universe. And realize that all of this is in jest. You know, humor, ar, ar ar!(Reference to Mork in the episode of "Happy Days" that spawned "Mork and Mindy."
Many here are Americans or Brits, so missing reference to American/British popular culture could prove problematic for you here.
Hmm I understood.
Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#9 Dec 19, 2012
Boom! Boom!
shahid afridi wrote:
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Hmm I understood.

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