Re: Evidence for the simulation argument

From: Jesse Mazer <>
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 10:18:59 -0400

Torgny Tholerus wrote:
>When it concerns mathematics, I have developped a set of integers that I
>myself call "unnatural numbers". An unnatural number U is an integer
>that is bigger than every natural number N. And the inverse of an
>unnatural number (1/U) is more close to zero than any real number.

Actually, mathematicians have already developed ideas along these
lines--google "hyperreal numbers" (see for starters) and
"non-standard analysis" (see ). And if you enter
"nonstandard analysis" on amazon you can also find some formal
introductions, such as


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