LISTEN NOW! Have you ever asked yourself if the reality you experience every day is actually real or if it just virtual imagination? Is your life real or is it just a simulation? Is life a game or is it actually happening? Crazy as it sounds, people are actually legitimately having this conversation.
At the Code Conference, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and co-creator of Pay Pal, was one of the speakers. When “Josh” approaches the microphone, he presents this question: “Sort of a philosophic concept, that a sufficiently advanced civilization would be able to create a simulation… that’s like, our existence. So the theory follows that maybe we’re in that simulation. Have you thought about this?” As Musk responds, he begins his reasoning as to why this “simulation” does exist by beginning with the existence of “Pong”, “Now 40 years later, we have photo realistic, 3-D simulation with millions of people playing simultaneously, and it’s getting better every year.” Continue reading…
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