Another of my favorite physicists is Max Tegmark. He has
postulated (from Wikipedia) that:
“Tegmark has also formulated the “Ultimate Ensemble theory of everything”, whose only postulate is that “all structures that exist mathematically exist also physically”. This simple theory, with no free parameters at all, suggests that in those structures complex enough to contain self-aware substructures (SASs), these SASs will subjectively perceive themselves as existing in a physically “real” world. This idea is formalized as the mathematical universe hypothesis, described in his book Our Mathematical Universe.”
I think Tegmark would agree that your Universe MUST exist
physically. So I am even more displeased that your German
colleagues ignore your effort. But I also think that
Tegmark would wish that your effort would have a “parallel
worlds” prediction for the probability part.