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The idea of our reality being an illusion is as old as Buddhist and Hindu philosophy. 00:24
Scientists at the University of Washington have proposed running tests to determine whether our universe is a simulation. 01:00
Some people believe that unexplainable phenomena in physics could indicate "glitches," and provide proof that our universe is a simulation. 02:12