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October 16, 2018

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Brian asks What is Real? I've given up trying to figure things out. I kinda agree with this...

When it comes down to it, what can we really know about existence outside ourselves? Also, we're probably living in a computer simulation.

A bit of humour...

In philosophy, solipsism is the idea that the only thing you can be sure of exists is your own mind.

Is it solipsistic in here, or is it just me?

Right now I'm having amnesia and déja vu at the same time. I think I've forgotten this before.

Philosophically, it's been said that solipsism is the only self-validating position. One can never actually prove that the world exists, that others exist, that others are conscious, etc.

You only know that you are conscious and that, when you are conscious, your consciousness exists.

Likewise, you can never prove to other solipsists that you exist and are conscious. You might be a figment of their mind.

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