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Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Top scientist asks: is life all just a dream?

"DEEP THOUGHT, the supercomputer created by novelist Douglas Adams, got there first, but now the astronomer royal has caught up. Professor Sir Martin Rees is to suggest that “life, the universe and everything” may be no more than a giant computer simulation with humans reduced to bits of software."

Give me a break! It's a fun philosophical notion and great for novel ideas, but unless there's a way out of this reality (without having to die), which there isn't, it is useless to ponder such things.

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