# 2. Programming relativity as the mathematics of perspective in a Planck unit Simulation Hypothesis

**Abstract**

The Simulation Hypothesis proposes that all of reality is in fact an artificial simulation, analogous to a computer simulation. Outlined here is a method for programming relativistic mass, space and time at the Planck level as applicable for use in Planck Universe-as-a-Simulation Hypothesis. For the virtual universe the model uses a 4-axis hyper-sphere that expands in incremental steps (the simulation clock-rate). Virtual particles that oscillate between an electric wave-state and a mass point-state are mapped within this hyper-sphere, the oscillation driven by this expansion. Particles are assigned an N-S axis which determines the direction in which they are pulled along by the expansion, thus an independent particle motion may be dispensed with. Only in the mass point-state do particles have fixed hyper-sphere co-ordinates. The rate of expansion translates to the speed of light and so in terms of the hyper-sphere co-ordinates all particles (and objects) travel at the speed of light, time (as the clock-rate) and velocity (as the rate of expansion) are therefore constant, however photons, as the means of information exchange, are restricted to lateral movement across the hyper-sphere thus giving the appearance of a 3-D space. Lorentz formulas are used to translate between this 3-D space and the hyper-sphere co-ordinates, relativity resembling the mathematics of perspective.

**Keywords**

**Categories**

(categorize this paper)

**PhilPapers/Archive ID**

MACTOA-6

**Revision history**

References found in this work BETA

Programming Planck Units From a Virtual Electron; a Simulation Hypothesis.Macleod, Malcolm J.

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

**Added to PP index**

2016-10-17

**Total views**

220 ( #19,511 of 49,083 )

**Recent downloads (6 months)**

47 ( #14,218 of 49,083 )

How can I increase my downloads?

**Downloads since first upload**

*This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks to external links.*