What if your reality was nothing more than a complex computer simulation? And if you were just a program on someone else’s hard drive, how would you know?
Who would be controlling your every move? What kind of technology could make the simulation possible? And how could you break out of the matrix?
Transcript and sources: https://insh.world/science/what-if-were-living-in-a-computer-simulation/
Watch more what-if scenarios:
Planet Earth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-HhCwYD7rc&list=PLZdXRHYAVxTJCzxwmCq0NNpYq9N9wyb2l
The Cosmos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfuJyVkMH_g&list=PLZdXRHYAVxTJno6oFF9nLGuwXNGYHmE8U
Your Body: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmXR46TrbA8&list=PLZdXRHYAVxTJNsV9FFeNAKl2ySsHj8GZO
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"Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it, we go nowhere." — Carl Sagan