"There is no spoon. Just pixelation and a language based on gibberish."
The 6 Most WTF Scientific Theories About Existence

#6. We Might Be Living in the Matrix
First, there’s British philosopher Nick Bostrom, who came up with a statistical argument that we’re living in an extremely sophisticated version of The Sims. The idea is that we have the ability and the inclination to build our own simulated realities, as evidenced by the growing video game industry. Thus it’s inevitable that we’ll build our own Matrix one day, when our level of technology allows it. That simulation will continue to grow in realism and complexity until one day it will have its own civilization, who will want to build a simulation of their own, and onward to infinity.

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"There is no spoon. Just pixelation and a language based on gibberish."

The 6 Most WTF Scientific Theories About Existence

#6. We Might Be Living in the Matrix

First, there’s British philosopher Nick Bostrom, who came up with a statistical argument that we’re living in an extremely sophisticated version of The Sims. The idea is that we have the ability and the inclination to build our own simulated realities, as evidenced by the growing video game industry. Thus it’s inevitable that we’ll build our own Matrix one day, when our level of technology allows it. That simulation will continue to grow in realism and complexity until one day it will have its own civilization, who will want to build a simulation of their own, and onward to infinity.

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