Some of the smartest people on the planet, including Space X founder Elon Musk and physicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, believe our lives could all just be a computer simulation, run by a highly advanced civilization from another planet.
A philosophy professor from Oxford University named Nick Bostrom even wrote a paper about it, arguing that all it takes is computing power. With enough computing power, you can create a realistic universe, where nobody inside even knows it’s fake.
This is a tough pill to swallow if you’re trudging back to your crappy job this morning. If it’s all just a simulation, why are you working so hard?
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