Are We Living in a Virtual Reality?withRizwan Virk

Books Mentioned In This Interview

rizwan virk startup myths and models rizwan virk zen entrepreneurship nolan bushnell finding the next steve jobs john archibald wheeler geons, black holes & quantum foam david deutsch the fabric of reality dannnion brinkley saved by the light philip dick the man in the high castle keanu reeves the matrix ernest cline ready player one heinz rothe lattice guage theories thomas campbell my big toe matt damon the adjustment bureau guy levy the mandela effect jason reza jorjani lovers of sophia neil johnson simply complexity stephen wolfram adventures of a computational explorer isaac asimov the foundation trilogy harrison ford blade runner stephen hawking a brief history of time

Rizwan (“Riz”) Virk, MS, is an entrepreneur, investor, video game industry pioneer, and indie film producer. He has produced film adaptations of the works of Philip K. Dick and Ursula K. Le Guin. His books include Startup Myths & Models, The Simulation Hypothesis, Zen Entrepreneurship, and Treasure Hunt: Follow Your Inner Clues to Find True Success.

Here he shares how his interest in the simulation hypothesis grew out of his involvement in the world of video gaming. He focuses on several parallels between our external world of appearances and developments in massive, multi-player role playing games. He explains how this hypothesis offers a cogent explanation for phenomena such as remote viewing, reincarnation, near-death experiences, and even mystical experiences of oneness.

(Recorded on August 6, 2020)

Keanu Reeves, The Matrix (video) –

Matt Damon, The Adjustment Bureau (video) –

Guy Levy, The Mandela Effect (video) –

Harrison Ford, Blade Runner (video) –

Published on September 4, 2020


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