Some Silicon Valley elites think we may be living in the matrix

Decades ago, the world was introduced to The Matrix, a place where people experience life events in a simulated world while their corporeal selves venture no further than their designated pods.

It turns out, that may actually be happening — but fear not, help is on the way.

News of the impending rescue was revealed in a recent New Yorker article.

While discussing a different tech matter, author Tad Friend slipped in a reference to the ongoing effort to liberate us from our simulated lives.

He wrote, "Many people in Silicon Valley have become obsessed with the simulation hypothesis, the argument that what we experience as reality is in fact fabricated in a computer; two tech billionaires have gone so far as to secretly engage scientists to work on breaking us out of the simulation."

The individuals weren't named, nor is it known how those not wanting to be released from their virtual lives and into a potentially dystopian disaster of a world will make their wishes known.

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