If you want your brain mangled forget about economic collapse, banking regulation, money supply, get a particle physicist to sit in a room for 12 years and ask them to come up the most insane idea they can, that has a chance of debunking another insane idea that does not fit your current general theory of everything.
And Bingo, Holographic principle, to go, courtesy of the mind of Leonard Susskind.
And guess what? they even have experiment to prove or disprove the hypothesis, and they fully expect it to be proved. It seems we might well live in the Matrix.
HORIZON, What Is Reality?
Just like our minds meet here on the internet, they might too have already meet in the information field surrounding all known and unknown universes, including ours, maybe we are all just one big brain!