Simulation

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LajesticVantrashellofLob
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Simulation

Post by LajesticVantrashellofLob » Mon Aug 03, 2009 4:07 pm

“Son?” I called, looking up from my screen.

“Yeah, Dad?” He asked, standing in my doorway.

“Don’t date Suzie.”

“What? But -”

I held my hand up to stop him. “It’s just that… it’ll have negative effects on your future.”

He stared at me blankly. “You crunched the numbers, didn’t you?”

I nodded.

He shook his head. “I know that it’s smarter than I am… I know that given the variables it can work out anything… but damn, I’m doing it anyway.”

“Why?”

“No one tells me what to do.”

He stomped out and I sighed. His funeral.

Literally, unfortunately.


(I need a better title, I know. Unfortunately, it's 5 AM over here, so I'll come up with one later)
Philosophy is a game with objectives and no rules. Mathematics is a game with rules and no objectives.

You're always the hero in your own story - life is about not being the villain in anyone else's.

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Post by strawman » Mon Aug 03, 2009 6:45 pm

Hell, yes. It made me realize how similar relating to my family while concentrating on my computer is to actually being the simulation. :shock:
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

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Post by ROU Killing Time » Mon Aug 03, 2009 8:31 pm

Another case of letting the little head do the thinking for the giant cybernetic one.

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Post by strawman » Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:25 am

What if "The Worm Within" were recast as...
Nah, I'll leave that idea on Steve Eley's doorstep.
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."
Known Some Call Is Air Am
Spoiler:
Non sum qualis eram = "I am not who I will be"

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