Are we living inside a computer simulation? Bolingbrooks
newest business, The Neo Center for the Study of Reality Coding,
intends to find out.
At a private grand opening ceremony, attended by Mayor Roger
Claar and all the village trustees, CEO Daniel C. Lovecraft
explained the company purpose:
Many billionaires, like
Elon Musk, believe that the reality we live in is a computer
simulation. Some have privately told us they want to escape the
simulation or tweak it. We want to help these folks, and with
their funding, we might find the answer, eventually.
Lovecraft cited a
Bank of America study that says the odds that we live in a
simulation are between twenty and fifty percent. He added
that since the odds are in favor of our reality being a computer
simulation, it is a worthy investment to crack realitys source
Imagine making little changes, like giving every human unlimited
access to food and water Or even eliminating the need to eat or
drink. Everything is possible, including changes to our
Like changing the results of unjust elections? asked Trustee
Or eliminating the need for elections, entirely, replied
I like that idea, said Trustee Deresa Hoogland.
Claar praised the companys decision to relocate to
Bolingbrook. This is a top company with good-paying jobs
thats come here. Just the other day, I praised McDonalds for
rebuilding a store in Bolingbrook. Now you guys are here.
That proves to me that Bolingbrook is not only good for business,
its also good for business research.
Trustee Robert Jaskiewicz was not impressed: Didnt someone do a
disproved your theory?
Thats fake news, replied Lovecraft. Besides, were just
asking questions. Theres no harm in that.
Yes, but did Roger give you a tax credit for locating your
Bob, Claar interrupted, If you had attended the 3 AM meeting of
the Bolingbrook Quantum Computing Commission, you would know the
answer to that question.
Ive never heard of that commission.
If you had asked the Village Attorney, he would have told you
How would I know to ask the Village Attorney? Its not
listed on the villa...