Jul 3, 2022

Boltzmann Brains & the Anthropic Principle

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We continue our discussion of the Boltzmann Brain — a hypothetical randomly assembled mind rather than an evolved one — by looking at the Anthropic Principle and the Fine-Tuned Universe Theory, alternative ways of viewing the probability of our existence than the classic Copernican Principle.
Make sure to catch Part 1 of the discussion at Up an Atom:

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Boltzmann Brains, Part 2: The Anthropic Principle.
Episode 195b, Season 5 E30b.

Written by:
Isaac Arthur.
Jade Tan-Holmes.

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