Simulation Hypothesis

Could it be that the reality we live in is a complex simulation created by an advanced civilization or another intelligent being? The philosopher Nick Bostrom is considered the most prominent advocate of this speculative idea, which is also a popular theme
in science fiction literature and films like The Truman Show and Matrix. Some conspiracy theorists believe that this scenario is not purely fictional: unknowingly, we would all be controlled by a higher power or a secret elite that keeps us trapped in a simulated world.

Although the scenario is extremely unlikely, the clever aspect of the theory is that it cannot be disproven or proven because both could also be just part of the simulation...