AI : OpenAI's Sora strongly suggests we live in a simulation

OpenAI's Sora strongly suggests we live in a simulation

The Simulation Hypothesis states if an advanced civilization can create a simulated universe, then they could create many, and the civilizations inside those simulated universes could create their own civilizations, and so on, and that the likelihood we exist in one of these simulated universes is much greater than we do not since there can only be one "real" universe, while there theoretically could be an infinite number of simulated universes.

The limiter on this theory is computational power. To simulate an entire universe requires extraordinarily powerful computers on the scale that we cannot do and that may not even be possible.

OpenAI's Sora changes this. Sora shows us that we can create photorealistic video footage that simulates reality and it is relatively computationally inexpensive. We don't need to calculate an entire universe now, we have AI that understands the rules of reality and can just think it for us. Now there's nothing stopping an endless amount of universes being created, or that have already been created. We live in a simulation.


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The traditional view of the simulation hypothesis assumes a need for immense computational resources to simulate every physical law governing the universe at a granular level. However, an AI capable of generating a convincing experience of reality for a conscious observer, without simulating all underlying physical details, presents a different paradigm:

If the simulation only needs to be convincing from the observer's perspective, the AI can employ shortcuts, approximations, or even narrative techniques to create a seamless experience of reality without the need for granular simulation of physics at a quantum level, for example.

Such an AI would prioritize perceptual realism—making the experience indistinguishable from reality to the observer—over physical realism (accurately simulating every detail of a universe). This aligns with how humans perceive the world; our brains interpret and fill in details of our surroundings based on incomplete sensory information.

Implications for the Simulation Hypothesis: This approach bolsters the feasibility of the simulation hypothesis by suggesting that future advanced civilizations might not need impossibly vast computational resources to create simulated realities. Instead, they could use highly efficient AI to generate experiences that are indistinguishable from reality for the conscious entities within the simulation.

Existential Reflections: The potential for such technology leads to existential questions about our own reality. Are we living in a simulation designed with similar principles in mind?

In summary, the advancements in AI and its potential to create convincingly realistic experiences without simulating every aspect of a universe not only make the simulation hypothesis seem more plausible but also prompt a reevaluation of our philosophical and ethical frameworks regarding reality, consciousness, and the nature of existence itself.

Re: OpenAI's Sora strongly suggests we live in a simulation

We don't live in a simulation. I was picking my nose earlier and was very successful at digging out a nice booger. It was a very satisfying experience. You know what I'm talking about because you've done it, too. There could not be a computer simulation EVER that could simulate that.

Deep in their soul, everybody knows this. The people who say they believe in this ridiculous simulation nonsense are lying.

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Re: OpenAI's Sora strongly suggests we live in a simulation

The Simulation Hypothesis states if an advanced civilization can create a simulated universe, then they could create many, and the civilizations inside those simulated universes could create their own civilizations, and so on, and that the likelihood we exist in one of these simulated universes is much greater than we do not since there can only be one "real" universe, while there theoretically could be an infinite number of simulated universes.
The Thirteenth Floor touched on that theory very strongly.

Re: OpenAI's Sora strongly suggests we live in a simulation

they could use highly efficient AI to generate experiences that are indistinguishable from reality for the conscious entities within the simulation.
laugh.gif "they could use"?

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