The universe may be intelligently designed and yet not be a simulation. The theory of intelligent design does not rise or fall with the simulation hypothesis.
Beyond lies the unique realm of the human, no matter what addled things Stephen Hawking may say about computers “replacing” us.
Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking are scared about AI and the prospect of a “Terminator” future. But the U.S. military isn’t.
The Matrix, the first episode, was a fun movie. But as a description for reality? Please.