The Debaters

We do not exist

Whereas scientists and mystics agree that we are but an ever-changing interplay of matter and energy, be it resolved that we do not exist. Chris Locke and Simon Rakoff are ever present when they debate if we are living in reality or an illusion.
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Whereas scientists and mystics agree that we are but an ever-changing interplay of matter and energy, be it resolved that we do not exist. Chris Locke and Simon Rakoff are ever present when they debate if we are living in reality or an illusion.

Chris Locke uses concrete examples to show that our experience may just be one big hallucination.

Everyone here does not exist and if you don't believe me, try tweeting at Paulina Gretzky and see if she tweets back.- Chris Locke

However, Simon Rakoff cogito ergo sums up his point that there's no way society is a brilliantly designed simulation.

Am I supposed to believe some higher intelligence programmed in a guy who lines up for 10 minutes at the Swiss Chalet and only decides what he wants when he gets to the counter?- Simon Rakoff

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