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Offline CPT ArkAngel

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If we are in a holographic world, what it would imply according to you? What would it mean?
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It would mean we didn't exist  ;D
 

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Thx Geezer, but what do you think really? I have mixed feelings about that... Could it be just a throw of dice?
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If I were you, i wouldn't laugh at such an improbable hypothetical impossibility!!!  [:o)]
 

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I think it means that at least one of our perceived dimensions is in fact an illusion "simulated" through storage of information in some property of the expanse/vacuum of the others.

I don't think holographic necessarily means "projected from somewhere else"; in which case we get to exist (phew!).

That's not to say that some part of our being might not exist along another dimension that we are unaware of (as well).

It also means that simpler theories are experiencing some difficulty.
 

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I agree with you, except on one thing, a holographic universe could be simpler.
 

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In some ways we all seem to be made out of light, at least when it comes to communicating with each other. It's all radiation, but the idea of a holographic universe not only state that we are made out of light, it also should have this reducible principle to be holographic, you know. That if taking some of it away you should still get a 'whole picture' although with a higher degree of granularity.

I read something about some guy suggesting that he had found evidence for that granularity. At some quantum level if i remember right? In a way a holographic universe makes sense as it, to me that is, suggests something originally without granularity, if it then would be waves or just that pimpernel 'energy' :)
 

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unless it is a digital hologram... pixels of spacetime of Planck Length and Planck Time... :o)
 

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unless it is a digital hologram... pixels of spacetime of Planck Length and Planck Time... :o)

I presume you know the relationship between the information within a black hole and the area of the event horizon measure in units of the planck area
 

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