Into the Impossible With Brian Keating
Into the Impossible With Brian Keating
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David Chalmers: The Matrix is REAL!
1 hour 21 minutes Posted Nov 23, 2023 at 5:00 am.
Intro
Judging the book by its cover
Defining the hard problem of consciousness
Why is there tension between physics and philosophy
The Chalmers equation for the simulation hypothesis?
What have we learned about consciousness from computer analogs?
AI physicists
What is it from bit? Or is that bit from it?
What does it take for the maker of the simulation to be god or godlike?
Why create the world (or the simulation)?
Can there be a substrate-free creator (simulator)?
Why do you claim we can't know if we are in a simulation?
Would you take the red pill?
Outro
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Is the Matrix really real? And if so, which pill would David Chalmers take? Join us for a mind-bending journey through virtual worlds, human consciousness, technology, philosophy, and religion, and find out! David Chalmers is an Australian philosopher and cognitive scientist specializing in the areas of philosophy of mind and philosophy of language. He is a Professor of Philosophy and Neural Science at New York University and co-director of NYU's Center for Mind, Brain, and Consciousness (along with Ned Block). Key Takeaways: 
Intro (
00:00)
Judging the book by its cover (
01:49)
Defining the hard problem of consciousness (
04:50)
Why is there tension between physics and philosophy (
07:20)
The Chalmers equation for the simulation hypothesis? (
11:57)
What have we learned about consciousness from computer analogs? (
21:24)
AI physicists (
32:08)
What is it from bit? Or is that bit from it? (
40:10)
What does it take for the maker of the simulation to be god or godlike? (
47:50
Why create the world (or the simulation)? (
53:49)
Can there be a substrate-free creator (simulator)? (
57:43
Why do you claim we can't know if we are in a simulation? (
1:06:32)
Would you take the red pill? (
1:08:41
Outro (
1:16:43)
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