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By Unknown author - "How the Earth was Regarded in Old times", The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 10, part dated March 1877

Simulations all the way down

The simulation argument states that one of the following must be true: the human species is very likely to go extinct before reaching a “posthuman” stage;  any posthuman civilization is extremely unlikely to run a significant number of simulations of their evolutionary history (or variations thereof);  we are almost certainly living in a computer simulation.  …