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30 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 08 April 2008 07:40AM

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Comment author: HalFinney 09 April 2008 03:59:54AM 3 points [-]

There's an even simpler computer program that generates your present experiences: the program that runs all programs (each one a little bit at a time), the Universal Dovetailer. But this program does have the potential Occamian disadvantage of creating all possible universes, in addition to the one you see around you. Is this Multiplying Entities Beyond Necessity? Or merely a matter of more RAM?