I Think, Therefore I Am

Why You’re Probably Not a Simulation

Have you ever have a dream you were so sure was real? The simulation argument challenges our very notions of reality by asking whether everything we perceive is nothing more than an elaborate computer simulation. Recently, we’ve even seen headlines like “one in a billion” probability that we live in the real world. Could this be right? How does this affect how we think about our lives? And are there any counter-arguments to save us?