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That title is so wild but if you create say a cartoon and that universe. Does that open up the possibility that it exists somewhere in reality? Like it is now a universe that exists because you created it? These questions seem in line with David Kellogg Lewis's ideas about modal realism.

How legitimate is modal realism as a philosophical theory, and does it confuse "the universe" with subjective reality?

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  • If you haven't read them already, you might be interested in these links about Many-worlds, Many Worlds Theory, and this argument for possible worlds. More in-depth material can be found at the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. It is not necessarily that a thing is created, but its mere possibility which some think might entail existence. Commented Dec 11, 2021 at 19:44
  • It depends on your metaphysical presuppositions. For an empiricist, there's only one demonstrable physical reality, and any putative universes in addition to our own are speculative at best and woo at worst.
    – J D
    Commented Dec 13, 2021 at 16:39
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    Commented Dec 13, 2021 at 16:44
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    – J D
    Commented Dec 13, 2021 at 16:44
  • It's illegitimate, nothing else to say...
    – user21820
    Commented Dec 14, 2021 at 19:36

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