Fermi Paradox, which like all physical paradoxes is a bit of a misnomer. It's more of an oddity, really, given what little we know about the probabilities involved we'd intuitively expect the cosmos to look different than it does.
this New Yorker article about the geopolitical stance of the most successful science fiction writer of our time:
the computer simulation that they suppose is our world. Its difficult to look at this world view without taking the personal perspective of the believer into account, but lets examine these claims on their own merits first.