Is This One Huge Science Experiment?

If you, me and every living thing in the universe were actually just pawns in some giant scientific experiment, we would not necessarily know right now. Is this simply someone toying with our existence? Testing the waters. Putting a spanner in our works to see how well we’ll cope. Will we sink or float? The scary thing is that, Covid-conspiracy-theories aside, this argument is also a genuine scientific hypothesis and the subject of serious academic debate…..