In 1977, science fiction author Philip K. Dick was under the thumb of the CIA that was plying him with speed and full-blown MK-ULTRA ideas. Did Phil know? I think he eventually figured it out. Here, he is basically talking about what today (since 2006) is known as Sentient World Simulation https://www.krannert.purdue.edu/academics/mis/workshop/ac2_100606.pdf: the creation of a virtual you, me, everything. The question is once they merge our brains with the Internet, will the virtual SWS self merged with the Cloud be running the "wetware" me?