Is Reality Real? The Simulation Argument

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  • Published: 21 September 2017
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    • Walkdown. Jey
      Walkdown. Jey  2 weeks back

      You and the inforgraphic show should collide

    • Ole
      Ole  3 weeks back

      Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell ahhh time paradoxis the classic good stuff

    • Ole
      Ole  3 weeks back

      I am living in a simulation ❤️ time to get som breakfast

    • funny family
      funny family  1 months back

      @Jarvis Hick okat

  • Xx Mc fail xX
    Xx Mc fail xX  3 hours back

    Wait would that mean the people who made is mean that they speak English

    • Robert Burdett
      Robert Burdett  5 hours back

      0:56 it the tri-force

      • Birthnote
        Birthnote  6 hours back

        Ha! My mental capacity is too strong to be mindfucked by this video!

        • Mark Johnson
          Mark Johnson  9 hours back

          Believing in God is easier than this crappy shitty theory 😂😂😂😂😂

          • Mark Johnson
            Mark Johnson  9 hours back

            The most stupid thing i have ever heard in my life i cant believe that such nonsense exist and people are even wasting their time on it 😂😂😂😂😂

            • Mark Johnson
              Mark Johnson  9 hours back

              What a stupid theory 😂😂

              • Adit Mistry
                Adit Mistry  10 hours back

                Are we simulated? Find the answer inside Area 51!

                • Bob The Snail Animations
                  Bob The Snail Animations  12 hours back

                  There’s this great documentary all about it. It’s called ‘the matrix’.

                  • solid waters
                    solid waters  13 hours back

                    Who ever controlling me, putting me to sleep mode quite often during work.

                    • Random Finnish Guy
                      Random Finnish Guy  15 hours back

                      Title: are you real?


                      no im fake af

                      • Emerald Wind
                        Emerald Wind  21 hours back

                        Well if this is a simulation or video game I give it a metacritic score of 1.3 out of 10
                        Pros: Realistic graphics
                        Cons: Shitty gameplay, bugs all over place, too many microtransactions.
                        The devs of the universe are taking too long to update/patch this game, and or pretty much rushed it to begin with.
                        Something shouldn't go right in this game out of pure luck. JS

                        • keke88 fefe33
                          keke88 fefe33  23 hours back

                          Existence crisis hits😨

                          • Tarrute
                            Tarrute  24 hours back

                            *Troy* :Is the popular galactic game that goes across the universe real?

                            • Putain Amoìs
                              Putain Amoìs  1 days back

                              And Astrology are like weekly updates.. The only 4th wall we know besides knowing we're in a simulation without actually grasping the thought of it actually being fake coz the simulation is doing its job not to make it like a simulation.

                              • Emina Ukato
                                Emina Ukato  1 days back

                                Soo... Whoever is controlling humanity also made sims.

                                • yousef issa
                                  yousef issa  1 days back

                                  Let's say we are simulations and if we are then my theory is of why they created us is to see if we can accomplish what they couldn't and if we do then they steal it and just copy and paste what we did so they can accomplish it too.........

                                  • Neelzen
                                    Neelzen  1 days back

                                    B..bu...but...G..GOD!

                                    • lopazio
                                      lopazio  1 days back

                                      Plot twist: there is not one simulation but billions, one in each human brain...

                                      • loki
                                        loki  1 days back

                                        I'm from India




                                        Whytf would you play in this map

                                        • Jabez Luo
                                          Jabez Luo  1 days back

                                          Obviously on Hardcore Survival Mode in MineEarth XD

                                      • วิริยะ ตั้งตระกูลวิริยะ

                                        Just the title alone is enough to give me a identity crisis.

                                        • Danimeme
                                          Danimeme  2 days back

                                          I life is a simulation I wanna add some mods

                                          • JW- PC
                                            JW- PC  2 days back

                                            Elemental particles only 'exist' when we observe them just as computergames only generate an environment if the player visits it.

                                          • Huy Tran Dang
                                            Huy Tran Dang  2 days back

                                            Whoever is control me need to stop making stupid decision like being do deperesses and thinkubg about suiciding,neither me nor you want a game over

                                            • Akimy owo
                                              Akimy owo  2 days back

                                              Bro hold on my simulation is lagging

                                              • Edy
                                                Edy  2 days back

                                                The colorful dots you see when you close your eyes and even when your eyes are open are actually pixels. Stay woke

                                                • DroolingLizard
                                                  DroolingLizard  2 days back

                                                  Why is there a human in my bird video?

                                                  • Klara Stopar
                                                    Klara Stopar  2 days back

                                                    *and then i thought my anxiety isnt that bad*

                                                    • Alguien De Internet
                                                      Alguien De Internet  2 days back

                                                      yeah but whos joe??

                                                      • Orbit Smith
                                                        Orbit Smith  2 days back

                                                        if this is true then why is there no lag?

                                                        • Corgi Carapace
                                                          Corgi Carapace  2 days back

                                                          creators of humans: "If only they Knew"
                                                          Creator of Human's creators:"If only They Knew"

                                                          • Peter Shi
                                                            Peter Shi  2 days back

                                                            The biggest simulation patch is higher level of *consciousness*

                                                            • TotallyNot MegaPvP
                                                              TotallyNot MegaPvP  2 days back

                                                              Whelp I’m never gonna sleep again

                                                              • National Sarcastic Society

                                                                Well, everyone who believes in Abrahamic religion (Christianity, Judaism, Islam) believes in this theory (especially those who believe in destiny or fate) as everything is a creation with a set purpose in the universe.

                                                                So, I guess most people side with Elon Musk.

                                                                • National Sarcastic Society
                                                                  National Sarcastic Society  1 days back

                                                                  Good point.

                                                                • Ray Sumber
                                                                  Ray Sumber  1 days back

                                                                  No, cause they believe in a god, not us being in a simulation, cause, in religion they expect us to go and meet the supposed creator once we die, but if we live in a simulation, that can never happen, unless the person who created the simulation created a god version of themselves in the simulation to begin with.

                                                              • Brian Gray
                                                                Brian Gray  2 days back

                                                                I’ve thought about this exact same thing

                                                                • algor unico
                                                                  algor unico  2 days back

                                                                  Eu acredito naquela lula de 8 pernas. Parece a imagem de deus

                                                                  • austin pierce
                                                                    austin pierce  2 days back

                                                                    The Fermi paradox can be explained by simulations

                                                                    • Emre Can Aktaş
                                                                      Emre Can Aktaş  2 days back

                                                                      The Sims 2023

                                                                      • the honest troll
                                                                        the honest troll  2 days back

                                                                        As a Christian, since I believe in Heaven and hell, I technically one could say I believe that we are living in a simulation

                                                                        • Patrick Peroša
                                                                          Patrick Peroša  2 days back

                                                                          If we are simulated that would mean there is a good, who is just a gamer playing GTA M

                                                                          • Carlos Sotelo
                                                                            Carlos Sotelo  2 days back

                                                                            You don't have to simulate in real-time you dinguses

                                                                            • Obamos
                                                                              Obamos  2 days back

                                                                              My Depression isn't there it appear only when i open it

                                                                              • Dinosnore 42
                                                                                Dinosnore 42  2 days back

                                                                                If we're a simulation, can we crash ourselves?
                                                                                *gasp*
                                                                                IS THAT WHAT A MENTAL BREAKDOWN IS?!?!?

                                                                                • Girish Kumar
                                                                                  Girish Kumar  2 days back

                                                                                  If we are Silumation why do we bleed

                                                                                  • loki
                                                                                    loki  1 days back

                                                                                    1:52 *until you open it*

                                                                                • Kelvin Riabowol
                                                                                  Kelvin Riabowol  2 days back

                                                                                  what if the reason we haven't seen any other lifeforms is because they're already doing the star power generator and we just can't see the star anymore or something.

                                                                                  • Vicky
                                                                                    Vicky  2 days back

                                                                                    It's almost like The Truman Show except he's not being played, just tricked into thinking his reality was real.

                                                                                    • X Gamer
                                                                                      X Gamer  2 days back

                                                                                      If we’re living in a simulation then how do we die huh we can’t be living in a simulation cause if we die it’s either heaven or hell so

                                                                                      • The American E2
                                                                                        The American E2  3 days back

                                                                                        Thanks for the existential crises