26 Apr '21 19:07:3016
This weird video was offered to me by youtube today.
I find the argument that it's pushing, with a bit of help from cheeky Elon Musk, to be extremely shallow bordering on retarded.
The concepts being discussed are deep metaphysical questions which have been addressed by many philosophers and mystics going all the way back to the ancient Vedic/Hindu philosophers.
The problem with the video is that it pays no attention to this great tradition of thought and cons you with a shallow and crude metaphor about computer simulations and video games.
But what is most annoying about this video is that it's premise is one which, if you believed it, would completely strip you of incentive to do anything other than pursue power and pleasure. It presents the world as essentially fake, and therefore meaningless and a moral void.
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