Originally published at: Sim-Descartes | The Eldraeverse

Well, last month was kind of crappy, productivity-wise, what with one damn thing after another going wrong in non-writing-friendly ways, even without the coronavirus. Let’s hope this coming month works out better. In the meantime, I hope the lack of posting here has been in some way compensated for by my second venture into self-fanfic. Proposition: A consequence of the theory of information physics (“it is bit”) is that it renders the simulation argument moot with regards to reality-as-it-is, inasmuch as ontogeny has no bearing on current status. Defend or refute this proposition. If defending the proposition, explain how the…

It thinks, therefore it is.

What would the eldrae think of the philosophy of Marcus Aurelius? Oddly enough, I think they would say “close, but way too humble.”