Re: Evidence for the simulation argument

From: Stathis Papaioannou <>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 11:00:12 +1100

On 3/13/07, Mohsen Ravanbakhsh <> wrote:

> *Not necessarily. If you draw a diagonal on a square on a computer screen,
> it will be made up of a discrete number of pixels despite what Pythagoras'
> theorem calculates. Irrational in the real world may just be an illusion.
> *
> I was trying to mark a distance in real world which is irrational
> according to a rational unit(Width of pixels), and for such diagonal the
> distance is an irrational number, although it might be made up of rational
> numbers of another irrational unit (diagonal pixels)
> I mean there's some irrational distance out there!

How can you be sure? Maybe space is discrete.

Stathis Papaioannou

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