Something closely resembling another
simulacrum columbae e ligno.
simulacrum of reality than it is to create a reality that only exists digitally.
It is more difficult to create a convincing digital simulacrum of reality than it is to create a reality that only exists digitally.
If you present a simulacrum of a 17th century performance to a 20th century audience, what response do you get?
Darwinian natural selection, although it involves no true design at all, can produce an uncanny simulacrum of true design.