Assuming that the regression does not continue endlessly, only the First Simulator is real. But then, why do any simulators even bother?
In the end, Farina’s potshots against intelligent design and Discovery Institute completely miss their targets.
First principles matter, and those of transhumanism and Christianity could not be more contradictory.
World-class chess, Go, and Jeopardy-playing programs are impressive, but they prove nothing about whether computers can be made to achieve AGI.
The universe may be intelligently designed and yet not be a simulation. The theory of intelligent design does not rise or fall with the simulation hypothesis.