Most everyone has remembers the old Taoist paradox about Chang Tsu who dreamt he was a butterfly, but when he awoke he couldn’t remember whether he was Chang Tsu who dreamt he was a butterfly or a butterfly who dreamt he was Chuang Tsu.
Interesting, but now turn it on its head.
Suppose you discovered that your life, your world, indeed everything you have ever known was part of a stranger’s psychosis, a stranger’s delusions. What would that mean for you? How could you prove it? And finally, perhaps most importantly, what could you―or would you―do about it?