Just found this interesting article
Our world may be a giant hologram - space - 15 January 2009 - New Scientist
Can't pretend to understand half of it but it seems to boil down to this whole universe not really being here, instead it's just one gigantic hologram. That being the case it poses some interesting questions for those who believe your soul is separate from your body.
All I have to say is...
Drat, didn't work! Still, worth a try eh?