Philosophistry
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Philosophistry

The Universe Is a Giant Abstract Turing Machine That Doesn’t Need to Be Run

If U() is the set of all possible Turing machine definitions, U(a) is just one of them, one that represents ours. This philosophy is also termed digital physics, and this essay attempts to put the philosophy in layman’s term.

Our universe is probably defined by a set of 10 or so functions or physics rules plus 10 or so initial variables (representing half of our universal constants, with the other half being implied by the first), that when played out over a power tower set of loops, would describe the…

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Philip Dhingra

Author of Dear Hannah, a cautionary tale about self-improvement. Learn more: philipkd.com