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03/03/2014

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Ambrose

This is an awesome argument/theory.

Marcus Arvan

Thanks, Ambrose. :)

Clive Hetherington

What about something even simpler?

If we are simulated copied people living out someone elses life then 'ethics' aside at to whether anyone 'should' simulate self aware, free thinking people there will be deducible and observable behavioural differences between a copied simulated population and a hypothetical real population.

These deducible differences coincidentally are exactly what we have identified as cognitive dissonance and confirmation bias (this is laid out here and the next page: http://www.soul-healer.com/true-nature-of-reality/why-has-no-one-written-in-detail-of-what-it-would-be-like-to-be-a-simulated-copied-person/)

Any simulation designer attempting to simulate free thinking people would have to be brain dead to NOT MANAGE their simulated populations awareness, thinking and evaluating capacities. This is laid out here: http://www.soul-healer.com/simulation-argument/

There is an abundance of macro observable evidence that we are in a simulation, including evidence that we are being managed to not think of OBVIOUS possibilities: http://www.soul-healer.com/simulation-argument-evidence/

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