A survival guide for living in The Simulation
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Its Sunday. You wake up after a very pleasant sleep. You feel good. You decide to check your email. You have one new email in your inbox; and what dyou know, its from Elon Musk! It contains clear evidence that your entire universe is a simulation; and the words Dont show this to anyone.
Your whole reality is simulated everything you know, everyone you love, and even yourself are all an intricate collection of ones and zeros! What now?
In this entertaining essay in Philosophy Now, Harry Whitnall provides a “survival guide to life in the simulation.” His first piece of advice: “[T]o maximize your chances of survival, perhaps you should not show anyone the simulation proof, while frequently considering the possibility of one day telling everyone.