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26 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 20 December 2008 12:31AM

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Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 20 December 2008 06:52:55PM 3 points [-]

ShardPhoenix, someone once asked me if I thought our universe was a "computation", and I said, "I see no difference between the concept 'computation' and the concept 'universe' except that a universe doesn't have anything outside it."

If you keep looking for something external to affect, what happens when you run into the borders of reality?

If we cannot take joy in the merely internal, our lives shall be empty indeed.