This link was posted in reply to my argument immediately below on the Everything List, and the first part of it provides some interesting speculations as to why simulated reality may be more prevelant than a "primitive physical" or underlying reality.
A Data Storage Revolution? DNA Can Store Near Limitless Data in Almost Zero Space - In the age of big data, we are quickly producing far more digital information than we can possibly store. Last year, $20 billion was spent on new data cent...
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