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May 26, 2013 - 7:15 pm
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By Stephan Wolfram

http://bigthink.com/ideas/how-the-unive ... er-program

"it is easy to grow crazy"

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I was in deep thought about this very subject the other night. In my mind's eye, I imagined scientists, using very powerful microscopes, embarked to look deep into the fabric of reality. Beyond molecules -- beyond subatomic particles -- deeper and closer than we can imagine. And in that vision in my head, the scientists discovered that the very basic building block everything is the pixel. Like, they get so close and deep into the material, they see digital, pixelated objects. Sort of like when you stare at your monitor and see what looks like a perfect curve or circle. As you magnify it closer and closer, you realize it is digitized, pixelated, and not a smooth surface at all.

I can't put it into words very well but it was a startling vision I had and I thought it would be a pretty neat thing to happen in a movie. Imagine being the first to discover that everything around us is nothing but a digital production--a virtual reality--made up of pixels so small they can't be seen without Hubble-like microscopes.

Every one who is seriously involved in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that a spirit is manifest in the laws of the Universe-a spirit vastly superior to that of man. - Albert Einstein

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And not only how the universe is like a computer program, but also there is the possibility that the program can be rewritten.

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Who will rewrite it? Man or God?

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"greeney2" wrote: Who will rewrite it? Man or God?

Perhaps one day man will be able to with better technology.

"it is easy to grow crazy"

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Did you go on air force one? How long will the Lincoln exhibit be there?

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Not just pixels greeney...atoms...think of it...our entire universe....nothing more than an atom in a child's toy...a bouncing ball...and in us...an entire universe....world's without end

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When I die...I want to go peacefully in my sleep...like my Grandfather did...not screaming like the passengers in his car.

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February 25, 2015 - 6:29 pm
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And that's just the tip of the iceberg.

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Indeed!

When I die...I want to go peacefully in my sleep...like my Grandfather did...not screaming like the passengers in his car.

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