From: Russell Wallace (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Mar 07 2006 - 12:13:49 MST
On 3/7/06, Dirk Bruere <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'm rather fond of the Simulation Argument (SA) not least because it seems
> the only hypothesis that neatly resolves the Fermi Paradox.
Suppose we grant the SA, why do you think this resolves the Fermi paradox?
If the simulation resembles "real world" pre-Singularity history, then there
are no aliens to be seen in the "real world" either, so the paradox 
remains. If the galaxy in the "real world" is full of aliens, why would they
be omitted from the simulation?
 Personally I don't think it's a paradox because we have no a priori
reason to expect there should be aliens in our past light cone, but that's
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