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111 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 22 May 2008 05:55AM

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Comment author: Stu 23 May 2008 04:06:19AM 3 points [-]

Einstein once asked "Did God have a choice in creating the universe?"

Implying that Einstein believed it was at least possible that the state of the entire universe could be derived from no sensory data what so ever.

Comment author: pnrjulius 09 April 2012 04:59:07AM 0 points [-]

Yeah, the idea that the laws of physics are logically necessary is sort of appealing... yet also probably completely wrong. (But then, how do I assign a probability to such a thing?)

Comment author: NoSuchPlace 10 January 2014 11:17:48PM 0 points [-]

Actually, from my understanding the Mathematical Universe Hypothesis implies this.