Re: Evidence for the simulation argument

From: Stathis Papaioannou <>
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2007 12:48:40 +1100

On 3/6/07, Russell Standish <> wrote:

> Bruno's answer is right, but not necessarily the easiest to
> understand. A very simple way of putting it is to consider sampling a
> random bitstream. Every time a bit is sampled, the Multiverse branches
> with the observed bit being 0 or 1 depending on your branch. If you
> were to continue for an infinite amount of time, each observer will
> have observed a real number. However after any finite amount of time,
> all the observers have are rational approximations to real numbers.

Is that saying a real number has a contable infinity of decimal places?

Stathis Papaioannou

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