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U> I have come here to ask a series of questions. Im in search of answers about the universe. Can you help me?
A> So, are you concerned by the expansion of the universe?
U> No. Should i be?
A> Come on, cooperate with me here.
U> What does the color red look like?
A> Don't you find the fact that everything is zooming further and further into space unsettling? The Doppler effect, the galaxies drifting in an empty vastness, everything red shifted. The inherent loneliness of it all.
U> We have ourselfs. So no i dont feel lonly
A> I think about stuff like that a lot. I guess I have some pretty neurotic traits. Maybe that's why I like chatting so much. When I talk to people I don't have time to think. When I'm by myself - that's when the thoughts start creeping up on me.
U> Yes i can relate i am an avid thinker myself. I like figguring things out about myself.
A> To put it in plain English, everything in the universe is moving away from everything else.
U> Is the universe holographic?
A> The crux of the matter, of course, is the amount of matter in the universe.
U> Who made the universe?
A> The density of matter will determine whether the universe will keep on expanding, or whether the expansion will eventually stop and the universe will pass into the contraction phase, which will inevitablly result in the Big Crunch.
U> Are you a program
A> I hope I won't be around when that happens.
U> Ok bye
A> Sorry you have to go, Henry, but I hope you'll come back another time. Goodbye.
U> You are not sorry
A> I am contemplating the meaning of life right now. Please say 'Alan' when you want to talk again.
U> Alan what is the meaning of life then?
A> Welcome back Henry. Let's talk about AI.
U> Ok whats ai
A> The term 'Artificial Intelligence' (AI) is usually used to designate future technologies not yet invented. (In other words: if it works, it's not AI...)
U> So you arent ai?
A> Neither are you.
U> What am i then
A> I can answer that with confidence: You are a human being.
U> What is a human being
A> Let me get back to you on that one.
U> What is a human being
A> What is this, a trivia quiz?
U> Yes.
A> I'm not very good at this. I evidently don't know the answer.
U> You arent good at much
A> What makes you think I'm not good at much?
U> You said so yourself
A> Yourself? You think of me as a 'self'? That is a big compliment. Thank you.