Re: Evidence for the simulation argument

From: Torgny Tholerus <>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 11:22:11 +0100
Stathis Papaioannou skrev:
On 3/14/07, Torgny Tholerus <> wrote:
Stathis Papaioannou skrev:
How can you be sure? Maybe space is discrete.
Yes, space (and time) is discrete.  Everything in the universe is finite, and the universe itself is finite.  Infinity is a logically impossible concept.

I don't see that "discrete" and "finite" necessarily go together. The integers are discrete, but not finite.
No, the integers are finite.  There exists only a finite numer of integers.  There exists a biggest integer N.  It is true that you can construct the integer N+1, but this integer is not a member of the set of all integers.

Because everything is finite, you can conclude that the space-time is discrete.

Torgny Tholerus

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